Former Councilman Robert Jackson beat out State Senator Adriano Espaillat in fund-raising by $22,000 in the first filing period–but spent more than five times as much as the incumbent, leaving the two neck-and-neck in cash on hand with two months until Election Day. 373 more words
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(CNN) – Should Hillary Clinton be concerned about a possible Elizabeth Warren candidacy in 2016?
Rep. Michele Bachmann believes so.
The Minnesota Republican, who ran for president in 2012, was responding to a question posed Tuesday by CNN’s Van Jones on “Crossfire” on whether Warren might be somebody who could pull away Republican votes in a presidential election.
Nancy Pelosi had acknowledged the obvious this week. They keep emailing.
“President Obama has emailed you. Vice President Biden has emailed you. And now I’ve emailed you. 755 more words
A slew of elected officials including Congressman Charlie Rangel and Congresswoman Carolyn Maloney slammed the city’s policy of forcing seniors and single parents with Section 8 vouchers to move into smaller apartments today. 727 more words
Congressman Charlie Rangel wasn’t the only winner in the Democratic primary race of the 13th Congressional District. Rapper Fireboy LD, who composed the official campaign song “Vote For Rangel” also received some attention. 495 more words
A chance to represent upper Manhattan and the Bronx in Congress wasn’t the only thing Adriano Espaillat missed this year.
The Democratic state senator, who failed once again to unseat Congressman Charlie Rangel on Tuesday, missed 891 votes in this state legislative session, leading every single other lawmaker in the upper chamber. 246 more words