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Adam Clayton Powell IV Declares For Congress

In an email to friends and supporters yesterday, former assemblyman Adam Clayton Powell IV declared his unambiguous intention to run for Congress in 2016. He begins his email, “Now that Congressman Charlie Rangel has begun his last term, it’s time … Continue reading

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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, 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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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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Will Rangel See The End of The Harlem He Helped Build? | Politicker

The New York Observer (Politicker) writes Mr. Rangel deserves some sympathy because after four decades in the House of Representatives, building a political machine that has seen scores of friends and protégés win high office, serving a district that has … Continue reading

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Drawing districts to deepen divides? – m.NYPOST.com

It looks increasingly like a court-appointed special master will have to draw the new map for New York’s congressional districts. Will that plan reflect reality as well as federal law? That test is apparently too tough for the state lawmakers … Continue reading

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