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Rep Charles Rangel

Our Sacred Obligation to America's Defenders

Rep. Charles Rangel | Posted 07.29.2014 | Politics
Rep. Charles Rangel

Our veterans should not continue to suffer pointlessly. Republicans need to do more than wave an American flag. Rather, they need to work with my Democratic colleagues to pass legislation that provides the VA with the funds it needs.

Rep. Rangel Has A Formidable Challenger

| Posted 02.27.2014 | Politics

By Nigel Chiwaya NEW YORK — State Sen. Adriano Espaillat will announce his campaign for Congress Thursday afternoon, setting the stage for a tense ...

Much Ado About Nothing on Obama's White Guy Appointees

Earl Ofari Hutchinson | Posted 03.17.2013 | Politics
Earl Ofari Hutchinson

Their tenures in these positions often far out ran the tenure of the president that appointed them. But because they were largely nameless and faceless they got very little attention. Obama's appointments to the judiciary are a near textbook example of that. Few can name any of them.

Gene Demby

Can This Woman Defeat Congress' Most Powerful Black Lawmaker?

HuffingtonPost.com | Gene Demby | Posted 03.08.2012 | Black Voices

Not long after Joyce Johnson posted an invitation to a campaign event on her Facebook page, several of the invitees received the following all-caps em...

The Disastrous Legacy of the Bush Tax Cuts

Rep. Charles Rangel | Posted 08.07.2011 | Politics
Rep. Charles Rangel

Our deficit will not be reduced by ending Medicare and Medicaid. It makes no economic sense; it certainly is not morally justifiable. We must honor the moral obligation that our country has to help the less fortunate among us.

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.

A Living Memoriam: Charles Rangel

Akim Reinhardt | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Akim Reinhardt

Charles Rangel used to be my congressman. I never voted for him in any of his 20 elections, and I have no doubt about his guilt. Nevertheless, I feel a small stirring of loyalty as I agree with my former representative on one count.

No Tears for Charlie Rangel

Dan Collins | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Dan Collins

The political icon from New York is not only acting like a guilty man, he's acting like a crazy guilty man.

Rangel: I'm Ready To Start Campaigning

AP | BETH FOUHY | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

NEW YORK — Rep. Charles Rangel says he's ready to start campaigning for re-election. Rangel spoke Thursday, a day after supporters gathered at ...

Rangel skates

Jeff Danziger | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Jeff Danziger

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Charlie Rangel Ethics Charges

AP | The Associated Press | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

A House investigative panel filed 13 charges of ethical wrongdoing against Rep. Charles Rangel, D-N.Y. Among them are allegations that Rangel: _Impro...

Rangel: I 'Look Forward' To Fighting Ethics Charges

AP | LARRY MARGASAK and LAURIE KELLMAN | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

WASHINGTON — Democrats nervously anticipating Rep. Charles Rangel's ethics trial know all about the media frenzy and negative ads accompanying e...

Rangel Runs Again, 40 Years After First Win

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

NEW YORK — It's been 40 years since New York Rep. Charles Rangel first won his congressional seat. And he's not done yet. Rangel formally annou...

Shame Is the Name of the Game

Beth Shulman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Beth Shulman

The GOP are shameless in their arguments against Democratic approaches to health care reform. We need health care for every American, regardless of income, and the rich should pay their share.