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“I Do Give a Damn About Obama Endorsement,” Says Congressional Hopeful Espaillat

Written by Chris Bragg on . Posted in Politics

Charlie Rangel may or may not care if he lands the endorsement of President Barack Obama in his heated five-way June congressional primary. But his top challenger, Manhattan State Sen. Adriano Espaillat, went out of his way to say at a press conference this afternoon that he would welcome the president’s backing. “I might just [&hellip
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Espaillat vs. Rangel Inches Closer to Reality

Written by Andrew J. Hawkins on . Posted in West Side Spirit

Espaillat vs. Rangel Inches Closer to Reality By Andrew J. Hawkins When the state Legislature was battling over redistricting lines earlier this month, State Sen. Adriano Espaillat, who represents parts of the Upper West Side and Northern Manhattan, was assuring reporters that he wasn’t planning to jump into a congressional race. Now it looks like [&hellip
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Tapped In: Notes from the Neighborhood

Written by Megan Finnegan Bungeroth on . Posted in Notes From the Neighborhood west side spirit, West Side Spirit

Compiled by Megan Bungeroth ESPAILLAT GUNNING FOR CONGRESS Several weeks ago, State Sen. Adriano Espaillat denied any interest in running in a primary against Rep. Charlie Rangel, who currently occupies the northern Manhattan congressional seat, in an interview with City & State. “He’s a well-liked guy and he’s a legend. It’s tough to run against [&hellip
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