From the voting booth to the courtroom. A Manhattan judge will hear claims that votes were tallied improperly in Tuesday’s Democratic primary pitting Rep. Charles Rangel against state Sen. Adriano Espaillat in the race for the newly-formed 13th Congressional District. Continue reading
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Due to redistricting, most Bronxites in Kingsbridge, Kingsbridge Heights, Marble Hill, Norwood, and Bedford Park will no longer be in the 17th Congressional District, represented by Eliot Engel. Continue reading
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Harlem congressman Charlie Rangel says he’ll run for a 22nd term despite his conviction on House ethics charges.
In a statement released Tuesday night, the 81-year-old Rangel made it official, putting to rest rumors that he would step aside. He’s been a political mainstay in Harlem since 1971.
At the end of 2010, Rangel, a Democrat, was convicted of ethics violations. Continue reading
The scheduled Nov. 15 start of Rep. Charlie Rangel‘s ethics trial is now in jeopardy after the former Ways and Means Committee chairman no longer has a defense team.
The 80-year-old Harlem Democrat and lawyers for the Washington firm of Zuckerman Spaeder have parted ways, according to people inside and outside Congress familiar with the breakup, The Associated Press reported today. Continue reading
While many might have expected fireworks at Monday night’s New York Gubernatorial debate featuring a clash between Carl Paladino and Andrew Cuomo,…
… much of the real intensity came from the forum’s long-shot fringe candidates, and perhaps primarily from Jimmy McMillan, candidate of “The Rent Is Too Damn High” Party. Continue reading