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Oscar de la Renta Endorses Adriano Espaillat | New York Daily News

Former First Lady Nancy Reagan‘s favorite designer announced his support for Sen. Adriano Espaillat‘s bid to unseat Rep. Charlie Rangel. Daily Politics blogger Celeste Katz reports, “I am proud to endorse Adriano Espaillat for Congress and I call on all … Continue reading

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Ruben Vargas Joins Crowded Race For Rangel’s Seat | Politicker

Politicker’s Hunter Walker reports that Dominican community activist Ruben Dario Vargas has joined the contest for NY-13. Ruben Dario Vargas, a self-described “Northern Manhattan community activist” who has run multiple unsuccessful campaigns for public office, is throwing his hat into … Continue reading

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Adriano Espaillat, Charlie Rangel, and the coalition-fracturing primary neither of them wanted | Capital New York

This morning, Capital NY’s Azi Paybaragh wrote an insightful analysis of the Espaillat-Rangel political tangle. Espaillat’s decision to run against Rangel sets up a contest that many of New York’s black and Latino leaders have said they hoped to avoid, and … Continue reading

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For Rangel, New District And New Rival – WSJ.com

The drip, drip of state Senator Adriano Espaillat‘s congressional campaign is becoming a torrent of activity, both in the media and on the streets of Harlem and Washington Heights. The Wall Street Journal’s Andrew Grossman reported this morning that Espaillat … Continue reading

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State Sen. Adriano Espaillat poses a true threat to Rep. Charlie Rangel in June primary – NY Daily News

In this morning’s Daily News, columnist Juan Gonzalez offers his threat assessment of the potential Rangel-Espaillat election tangle. State Sen. Adriano Espaillat will announce next week that he is challenging U.S. Rep. Charlie Rangel in a June primary for Harlem’s congressional seat.Such a contest … Continue reading

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Joyce Johnson Makes 2nd Attempt Against Rangel – State of Politics blog

Joyce Johnson issued the following statement today: “I’m running for Congress again in 2012 because I continue to believe what I did then: that a brighter future is possible for all of us when we work together and have strong, … Continue reading

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BP Diaz will support Rangel over Espaillat – The Riverdale Press

The Riverdale Press is reporting that Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz, Jr. won’t be supporting his former colleague and fellow Latino Sen. Adriano Espaillat in his challenge to long-time incumbent Rep. Charlie Rangel.  Riverdale Press reporter Adam Wisnieski spoke with … Continue reading

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‘Demonican’ seeks to replace Rangel | Capital New York

In his report about Bronx Assemblyman Nelson Castro‘s support for state Senator Adriano Espaillat‘s challenge to Rep. Charlie Rangel, Capital New York blogger Azi Paybaragh included a typo that many Rangel supporters may agree is an apt description of Sen. … Continue reading

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Rangel says he needs more time to do his public work, just like Barack Obama | Capital New York

“Just as President Obama needs more time to get our country back on track, my job in Congress is not done.” So says Congressman Charlie Rangel in a statement released yesterday announcing his bid to be elected to his 22nd … Continue reading

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Espaillat: “It’s tough to run against a legend.”

And that legend happens to Congressman Charles Rangel of Harlem. Now that the new NY-14 is 55% Hispanic, 36% NH black and 9% NH white/Asian, Sen. Adriano Espaillat contends that the time has come for Latinos to “kick down the door!” … Continue reading

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