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Rep. Charles Rangel | Posted 03.25.2015 | Politics
Rep. Charles Rangel

Speaker Boehner recently questioned President Barack Obama's plan to provide free community college for America's students. Instead of asking how our nation can afford this, we should be asking how our students can afford not to pursue higher education.

Free Trade With Cuba Now

Rep. Charles Rangel | Posted 03.17.2015 | Politics
Rep. Charles Rangel

With increasing global threats of terrorism and epidemics, we are increasingly in need of partners and allies on the world stage. Cuba will be a welcomed addition, as our two nations are both known for international assistance.

We Must Share Sacrifice Through Draft and War Tax

Rep. Charles Rangel | Posted 11.17.2014 | Politics
Rep. Charles Rangel

As the U.S. launches its first airstrikes against ISIS, we must ask this crucial question: Who is paying for the war? Because, if indeed it is worth fighting for, all of America needs to chip in and share the sacrifice. It is time to reinstate the draft and a war tax to give everyone a real stake in decisions on war.

Shortchanging Our Own Future

Rep. Charles Rangel | Posted 09.01.2014 | Politics
Rep. Charles Rangel

To win the future, we should be providing incentives to encourage our youths to pursue professional careers that are suffering from labor shortages, instead of making education more costly and taxing for them.

Rangel Loses The New York Times' Endorsement Again

The Huffington Post | Samantha Lachman | Posted 06.19.2014 | Politics

Rep. Charlie Rangel (D-N.Y.) failed to garner The New York Times' editorial endorsement as the 84-year-old lawmaker bids to return to Congress for a 2...

Rangel Calls Opponent's Claim He Sent Out False Eviction Notices A 'Despicable Lie'

The Huffington Post | Samantha Lachman | Posted 06.18.2014 | Politics

Rep. Charlie Rangel's (D-N.Y.) campaign called an accusation by his main rival's staffer that he had sent out false eviction notices to his constituen...

Rangel Need Offer No Apology for Tea Party Racial Blast

Earl Ofari Hutchinson | Posted 10.06.2013 | Black Voices
Earl Ofari Hutchinson

One doesn't have to shout a racial pejorative at them as Rangel did to figure that if the titanic civil rights bills of the past were on the nation's legislative table today they'd again rush to the barricades to battle against them.

Bizarre Race Takes Another Chaotic Turn

Politico | Posted 06.30.2012 | Politics

It’s been four days since Charlie Rangel’s primary. And it’s still not entirely clear who won....

Charlie Rangel's Last Hurrah

Michael Brenner | Posted 08.28.2012 | Politics
Michael Brenner

Congressman Charles Rangel made it through a tough primary fight on his way to a 22nd term in the House. He overcame the keen opposition of a talented young challenger, of Barack Obama, the New York Times, op-ed writers, political pundits and the shifting demographics of his district.

The One Percent Deserving Our Thanks

Rep. Charles Rangel | Posted 05.25.2012 | Politics
Rep. Charles Rangel

We should use this Memorial Day as an opportunity to remember the sacrifices that American soldiers of all social and political stripes have made in defense of our country.

WATCH: Charlie Rangel's Dance Party

Posted 02.22.2012 | Politics

There ain't no stopping Rep. Charlie Rangel (D-N.Y.) now, at least not from dancing up a storm. Obispo Annette Jimenez, a New York-based Rangel fa...

Trymaine Lee

High-Profile Donors Push Bill Clinton Former Adviser To Challenge Rep. Charlie Rangel | Trymaine Lee | Posted 02.02.2012 | Black Voices

Clyde Williams, the former political director of the Democratic National Committee and one-time adviser to former President Bill Clinton has for month...

Shared Responsibility for Job Creation

Rep. Charles Rangel | Posted 01.22.2012 | Politics
Rep. Charles Rangel

If Congress is going to remain at a gridlock, all Americans must come together to help change the economic climate in this country before all hope is lost.

Michael McAuliff

Charlie Rangel Profits From Sale Of Punta Cana Home | Michael McAuliff | Posted 08.15.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Rep. Charlie Rangel (D-N.Y.) has finally unloaded the Punta Cana vacation villa that caused him so much trouble with ethics investigator...

Our Dereliction Of Duty In Time Of War

Rep. Charles Rangel | Posted 05.31.2011 | Politics
Rep. Charles Rangel

The act of sending our troops into harm's way without addressing it before Congress, the voice of those very people our presidents send to combat, must end. This is part of an unconstitutional trend that has become a norm.

Tribute To My Dear Friend, Secretary Ron Brown

Rep. Charles Rangel | Posted 05.31.2011 | Politics
Rep. Charles Rangel

I am proud that our nation remembers a dedicated public servant who devoted to promoting the basic American principles of equal opportunity and democracy throughout the world.

WATCH: Rangel May Not Run For Re-Election After All

Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

Rangel in 2012? Not so fast. Rep. Charlie Rangel hedged his bets on whether he would seek re-election in 2012. Earlier this week, the 80-year-old r...

Celebrating National Black History Month

Rep. Charles Rangel | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Rep. Charles Rangel

As we mark the beginning of a month-long celebration of black history in our country, I am proud to be part of a culture and history that has made great contributions to not just to this country but all parts of the world.

Other Great Moments In Congressional Shaming, Pre-Rangel

The Huffington Post | Simon McCormack | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

Charlie Rangel may soon become the 23rd member of Congress to be censured for his various ethical indiscretions. But remember Rangel is hardly the f...

Sorry, Charlie

Ron Christie | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Ron Christie

It is unfair when elected officials forget that it is We The People they were elected to serve. Following a distinguished career, Charlie Rangel's presence now tarnishes, rather than enhances the electoral body in which he serves.

Lucia Graves

Rangel Ethics Trial A Distraction, Say House Dems | Lucia Graves | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Frontline Democratic lawmakers Rep. Tom Perriello of Virginia, who is in an uphill battle for reelection, and Rep. Gerry Connolly of Northern Virginia...

Charlie Rangel Urged To Make Deal With Ethics Committee

Politico | Mike Allen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Increasingly impatient House Democratic leaders are prodding Rep. Charlie Rangel (D-N.Y.) to make a deal with the ethics committee before charges agai...

Paterson LEAPS Onto Political Stage For Rangel's Rally

Gov. Paterson leaps onto stage | By Erin Einhorn | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

It was a small step for Charlie Rangel's political future - but a giant leap for Gov. Paterson. Rangel was the man of honor as he kicked off his 21st...

Troubled Rangel's Seat Eyed By Potential Successors | MICHAEL BARBARO | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

Representative Charles B. Rangel's decision to relinquish the coveted chairmanship of the House Ways and Means Committee has raised a once-unthinkable...

Pete Stark: Charlie Rangel Successor As House Ways And Means Committee Chair

Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Rep. Pete Stark (D-Calif.) will temporarily take the House Ways and Means Committee chairmanship vacated Wednesday morning by Rep. Charlie Rangel (D-N...