Posts Tagged ‘Charlie Rangel’

June’s Primary, July’s News

Written by Christopher Moore on . Posted in Opinion West Side Spirit

Wrangling with Rangel,the elections Board, redistricting and even voters Is it too late to complain about Rep.Charlie Rangel? Or the Board of Elections? Or the way people voted last month? I thought it was, given that the congressional primary election was held June 26. That night, we learned that Rangel had beaten back a serious [&hellip
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Campaign Roundup: Cuomo Says He’ll Back Dems and Reps on Case-By-Case Bases

Written by City & State on . Posted in Politics

Gov. Andrew Cuomo. Photo courtesy of Wiki Commons. State Senate Gov. Andrew Cuomo says he’ll back both Democrats and Republicans on a case-by-case basis. Manhattan Rep. Charlie Rangel re-affirmed his support for Guillermo Linares’ Senate bid. Julie Menin has already maxed out on fundraising for the Manhattan BP race. Brooklyn Simcha Felder is in talks with a top GOP operative about managing Felder’s [&hellip
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Espaillat Expected to Kick-Off Senate Re-Election Race Tonight

Written by City & State on . Posted in Politics

via City & State. Manhattan State Sen. Adriano Espaillat is expected to announce that he will run for re-election to the state Senate this evening, at Fort Green Presbyterian Church in Manhattan at 6 p.m. Espaillat sent out an announcement to supporters last evening terming the announcement “Adriano’s next steps.” Espaillat is slated to face a primary challenge against [&hellip
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Campaign Roundup: Rangel Congratulates Espaillat on “Ambitious” Run

Written by City & State on . Posted in Politics

Photo courtesy of Wiki Commons Manhattan Guillermo Linares is in for a Senate run against Adriano Espaillat, while Mark Levine appears to be dropping his candidacy. Charlie Rangel issued a statement congratulating Espaillat. U.S. Senate Wendy Long challenged Kirsten Gillibrand to a series of five debates. 2013 Mayoral Race John Catsmatidis doesn’t think Christine Quinn is a lock to get [&hellip
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Campaign Roundup: Espaillat Reportedly Prepared to Concede to Rangel

Written by City & State on . Posted in Politics

espaillat Manhattan Adriano Espaillat is reportedly preparing to conceded to Charlie Rangel and will run instead for state Senate re-election. Certification of Rangel’s win will likely come on Tuesday. Brooklyn Marty Golden was called a “sexist pig” on CNN for wanting to hold his now-cancelled feminine etiquette event. Brooklyn DA Charles Hynes has a primary opponent. [&hellip
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Espaillat Attorney Could Pave Way For Another Primary Election Against Rangel

Written by City & State on . Posted in Politics

Reporters swarm Espaillat campaign spokesman Ibrahim Khan outside Manhattan Supreme Court At a hearing in State Supreme Court in lower Manhattan today, State Sen. Adriano Espaillat’s counsel Martin Connor announced the campaign’s intention to file a petition that could potentially pave the way for a do-over of last week’s Congressional primary election. Espaillat lost to Rep. Charlie Rangel by what was initially reported as several thousand votes, [&hellip
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Is Charlie Rangel the Next Strom Thurmond? Supporter Says Yes

Written by Josh Rogers on . Posted in NY Press Exclusive

Strom Thurmond in the twilight of his tenure. Photo courtesy of Flickr Commons. “Charlie Rangel might be the Strom Thurmond of Harlem.” It sounded like something one of Rangel’s primary opponents would have said Tuesday just after losing to the congressman, but it was actually said by a staunch supporter, Assemblyman Keith Wright, who made the curious statement to the New York Times at Rangel’s victory party. Like [&hellip
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Incumbent Rep. Charlie Rangel Links Himself to Obama on Primary Day

Written by City & State on . Posted in Politics

Rep. Charlie Rangel, who voted today in the Democratic congressional primary, is facing a challenge from State Sen. Adriano Espaillat and three other candidates. (Jon Lentz) After navigating through a crowd of reporters and photographers to cast his primary vote in Harlem today, Congressman Charlie Rangel sought to link his campaign to President Barack Obama. From the ongoing fiscal crisis and income inequality to healthcare reform and the high number of young people going to prison, Rangel asserted he was the [&hellip
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Clyde Williams Cites Momentum As He Casts His Vote in Primary

Written by City & State on . Posted in Politics

Williams with his family. Photo by Jon Lentz. Clyde Williams, a candidate for the new 13th Congressional District who has been overshadowed by incumbent Rep. Charlie Rangel and another challenger, State Sen. Adriano Espaillat, cast his vote in the Democratic primary this morning in Harlem. After voting, Williams said he was confident he could come from behind and win today’s primary, pointing to [&hellip
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