Posts Tagged ‘Charles Rangel’

City & State: This Week’s Winners and Losers

Written by City & State on . Posted in Breaking News

This week brought us the retirement of a venerable Assembly majority leader, compromises on living wage and NYU’s expansion plan, remembrances for the Titantic and a mixed bag for Grace Meng’s campaign team. It also showed that Friday the 13th isn’t so unlucky for everyone: while it was a horror for our losers, it was a monster [&hellip
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Rangel Returns: Spirit willing, flesh weak

Written by Laura Nahmias on . Posted in Breaking News

At a small business development seminar in Harlem this morning, Congressman Charlie Rangel made his first public appearance since injuring his back in February. The 81-year-old Rangel was  fully possessed of his raspy voice and general humor, despite a back injury that hasn’t fully healed. The Congressman did not stand at all during the entire [&hellip
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Campaign Round Up, April 11, 2012

Written by City & State on . Posted in Politics

Manhattan Adriano Espaillat welcomed Charlie Rangel back to their congressional race. Queens Gatemouth offers a different take on Jeff Gottlieb’s campaign. Gottlieb lashed out at Rory Lancman. A longer look at Lancman’s fight v. the Queens machine. Joe Crowley said (over and over) that Lancman was misinformed in his accusations against Gottlieb. Brooklyn The court [&hellip
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Campaign Roundup, April 10, 2012

Written by City & State on . Posted in Politics

2013 Mayoral Race With Anthony Weiner out, Bill de Blasio is trying to position himself as the inside the Beltway candidate. John Liu penned a pro-pension op-ed in USA Today. Scott Stringer jousted with Mayor Bloomberg over solar energy. Manhattan Vince Morgan is dropping his congressional bid and endorsing Adriano Espaillat. Charlie Rangel makes his [&hellip
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Upper West Side Democrats Help in Statewide Races

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By Gavin Aronsen Assembly Member Daniel O’Donnell has no Republican challenger for his Upper West Side seat for the Nov. 2 election. But he nonetheless opened campaign headquarters in his district to help fellow Democrats in competitive statewide races. On one of the final Sundays before the election, O’Donnell held an open house at the [&hellip
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