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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

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#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

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'There Ain't No Pork on My Fork': Charles Rangel Explains His Diet

Ice cubes in the smoothies. No soda. Fork, sans pork.

Congressman Charles Rangel, the 84-year-old Harlem Democrat, lent a few kernels of dietary wisdom in his home district today, encouraging Americans to adopt his 30-day… 595 more words

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Rangel Challenges Netanyahu: 'If You Have A Problem With' Obama 'Meet Me At AIPAC'

WASHINGTON (CBS DC/AP) – Congressman Charlie Rangel, D-N.Y., challenged Israel Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu after the Israeli leader said he’s “determined to speak before Congress.” 696 more words

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Charles Rangel spins 'Like a Girl' Super Bowl ad to push #EqualPay

One of the more talked about ads at Super Bowl XLIX was this one from Always, the maker of feminine hygiene products, where they show how differently little girls see themselves compared to adults or boys. 291 more words

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Prejudice Doesn't Always Come With a 'White Face'

New York Congressman and founding member of the Congressional Black Caucus Charlie Rangel claims he saw plenty of American Army dead during the Korean War. But the deaths of black soldiers meant more to him than the deaths of whites — even if they all wore the same uniform. 49 more words

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Charlie Rangel Promised to Retire. So Why Is He Asking for Donations in This Police Brutality Email?

Source: Daily Signal, by Evan Gahr, December 2014

Rep. Charlie Rangel, D-N.Y., is using alleged police brutality victims to raise money for a re-election campaign he promised not to run. 167 more words

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