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Press Releases

Sep 1, 2014

Rangel Salutes Working Families on Labor Day

New York, NY - Congressman Charles B. Rangel issued the following statement in celebration of Labor Day, which falls on September 1, 2014.

Aug 14, 2014

Rangel Celebrates the 79th Anniversary of Social Security

New York, NY - Today Congressman Charles B. Rangel marked the 79th anniversary of the Social Security program being signed into law by President Franklin Roosevelt on August 14, 1935.

Aug 14, 2014

Rangel and Colleagues Call for Justice on Death of Eric Garner

Issues: Justice

NEW YORK – In the wake of the tragic killing of Eric Garner, an unarmed man who died while subjected to an unauthorized chokehold by police officer Daniel Pantaleo, United States Representatives Hakeem Jeffries, Gregory Meeks and Yvette D. Clarke stood in front of One Police Plaza and called upon the Department of Justice (DOJ) to intervene in the case.

Aug 14, 2014

Friends of Harlem Hospital Honors Rangel with Memorial Award

Issues: Healthcare

NEW YORK, NY - The Friends of Harlem Hospital honored Congressman Charles B. Rangel (D-NY) with the Memorial Award on Monday, August 11, 2014, at The Annual Golf and Tennis Outing fundraiser in White Plains, NY, for his commitment and support of the Harlem Hospital throughout his career as a lawyer, New York State Assemblyman and United States Congressman.

Aug 14, 2014

Rangel Statement on Ferguson

Issues: Civil Rights

NEW YORK, NY - Congressman Charles B. Rangel released the following statement on the events in Ferguson, MO.

Aug 7, 2014

Rangel Receives Standing Ovation at Congressional Panel with African Business Leaders

WASHINGTON, DC - Congressman Charles B. Rangel (NY-13) received a standing ovation following his remarks welcoming hundreds of African business leaders attending a special event for the Africa Leadership Summit at the United States Capitol, on Wednesday, August 6, 2014.

Aug 5, 2014

Rangel and Crowley Cheer Final Decision in Protecting Calvary Hospital from Harmful Medicare Payment Model

Issues: Healthcare

(Bronx, N.Y.) – Today, Reps. Charles Rangel (NY- 13) and Joe Crowley (NY-14) announced the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) agreed to correct the payment method for Calvary Hospital in the Bronx, ensuring the hospital will be fairly reimbursed for the services it provides.

Aug 1, 2014

Rangel Receives Congressional Black Associates Legacy Award

Issues: Civil Rights

Washington D.C. - Congressman Charles B. Rangel was honored at the Congressional Black Associates (CBA) annual “Tribute to our Trailblazers” award ceremony on Wednesday, July 30, 2014.

Aug 1, 2014

Rangel Statement on July Jobs Report

Issues: Economy

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Charles B. Rangel released the following statement after the Department of Labor announced that the economy added 209,000 jobs in July.

Aug 1, 2014

MYTHBUSTER: House GOP’s Faux 41 “Jobs” Bills: More of the Same Special Interest, No-Jobs Agenda

The House GOP Leadership continues to try to convince the American people that their Special Interest, No Jobs Agenda is something other than a series of giveaways to special interests and the wealthiest few. They've got a lot of selling to do…

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