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Charlie Rangel: Tea Party Is 'Same Group' Of 'White Crackers' Who Fought Civil Rights

In an interview with the Daily Beast published Friday, Rep. Charlie Rangel (D-NY) suggested Tea Partiers are the “same group” who fought for segregation during the Civil Rights movement. 128 more words


Democrats serenade Rep. Rangel on his 85th birthday

Lawmakers broke out in song Thursday in celebration of the 85th birthday of Rep. Charlie Rangel, D-N.Y.

Colleagues at a Democratic meeting sang “Happy Birthday” and presented a cake to the third-oldest member of the House. 74 more words


Who wants to watch Charlie Rangel 'blow his candles' for his 85th birthday? Live on Periscope now!

Rep. Charlie Rangel is live on Periscope to celebrate his birthday, but it looks like his social media person didn’t quite get the phrasing one-hundred percent correct on this tweet before hitting “send”: 36 more words


Stay-at-Home Dad Will Run for Charles Rangel's Congressional Seat

A stay-at-home dad from Washington Heights is the latest candidate to leap into the fray for Congressman Charles Rangel’s seat.

Mike Gallagher, 50, declared his candidacy this week, even though he’ll be a political neophyte challenging the area’s best-known elected officials. 390 more words

Charles Rangel: Bill de Blasio Is 'Having So Many Problems'

Call it Rangel’s revenge.

Congressman Charles Rangel, a veteran Harlem lawmaker, took a dig at Mayor Bill de Blasio today, implying that his reported problems… 303 more words

Charlie Rangel: GOP and civil rights foes have the same Confederate heroes

Rep. Charles Rangel (D-NY) said on Friday that Loretta Lynch’s nomination for the position of Attorney General has been blocked because of racial bias.

“They come from the same communities. 208 more words


#Menendez : Are you pondering what I'm pondering?

Sweet Sue alerted me to the investigation of Senator Robert Melendez on corruption charges and asked me what I thought about it, being a former resident of NJ (I guess that qualifies me as a resident expert on this here blog). 1,040 more words