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Adam C. Powell IV Sets His Sights On Congress, Again

In a phone conversation earlier this week, Adam Powell revealed that his upcoming FEC report filing (July 15) will show that he has raised $100K towards his 2014 congressional bid for the Harlem/Bronx congressional seat now held by Rep. Charles … Continue reading

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Adriano Espaillat Concedes Defeat by Charles Rangel, Will Drop Challenge – NYTimes.com

State Senator Adriano Espaillat has finally conceded that he will not win the Democratic congressional nomination in NY-13. According to the NY Times, he will formally end his challenge to Rep. Charlie Rangel today. “I’m here to acknowledge that we … Continue reading

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Improving the city Board of Elections

My two-year effort to reform the operation of the city and state Boards of Election is gaining some steam due to the closeness of the congressional race in NY-13 (Harlem/NW Bronx). Some oppose my idea of transforming the city BOE … Continue reading

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New York Primary – June 26 – Go Out & Vote!

Primary Election Day – Tuesday June 26th US House of Representatives & Senate Polls are open from 6:00a to 9:00p in NYC and the counties of Nassau, Suffolk, Westchester, Rockland, Orange, Putnam and Erie. All other counties, polls are open … Continue reading

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Tough June primary could mark end of Rangel’s career – TheHill.com

The Hill, a newspaper that covers politics and policy on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC, has story discussing Rep. Charlie Rangel’s tough re-election fight. “Ethnic politics, an anti-incumbent super-PAC and a lingering ethics cloud all stand in the way of … Continue reading

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How a web designer named O’Rourke slew a congressional giant in El Paso | Capital New York

This could be Rep. Rangel’s worst nightmare. His House colleague, Silvestre Reyes (D-El Paso) lost in a newly redistricted district to Robert O’Rourke, a former city councilman backed by the Campaign for Primary Accountability superPAC, which dedicated to defeating incumbents. … Continue reading

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Rangel threat to ‘ally’ – m.NYPOST.com

NY Post is reporting a Rangel loyalist threatened to run against state Senator Bill Perkins, if he followed through with a rumored endorsement of Rangel foe, Adriano Espaillat, According to the paper: Following a Rangel endorsement rally yesterday in East … Continue reading

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Ex-Bronx prez Carrion endorses Espaillat’s bid to unseat Rangel

I think you should read “Ex-Bronx prez Carrion to endorse Espaillat’s bid to unseat Rangel” and Latino Support For Rangel’s Opponent. I suspect Adolfo Carrion is hanging up his bid for citywide office. Whatever few votes his endorsement brings Espaillat … Continue reading

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Hispanic vote not uno -fied – NYPOST.com

In this morniongi’s NY Post, El Diario columnist and NY1 political analyst, Gerson Borrero weighs in on the Espaillat-Rangel contest. Borrero, an astute observer of Latino politics wrote the following insightful  passage. Espaillat has to walk a fine line with … Continue reading

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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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