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Mar 4, 2015

Rangel and Community Leaders discuss Immigration Priorities for Hispanic Community

Congressman Charles B. Rangel held a conference call with prominent Dominican leaders of New York City on Wednesday, March 4, 2015. Heads of advocacy groups, lawyers, activists, and scholars.

Mar 4, 2015

Rangel Statement On The Justice Department's Report On Ferguson

Issues: Civil Rights

Washington, D.C. - Congressman Charles B. Rangel released the following statement after the Department of Justice released its report on Ferguson.

Mar 3, 2015

Rangel Applauds Passage Of Funding For DHS

Washington, D.C. – Congressman Charles B. Rangel released the following statement after the House of Representatives passed legislation (257-167) fully funding the Department of Homeland Security through September 30th.

Mar 3, 2015

Rangel Kicks Off Rangel Resolution, 30-Day Challenge To Promote Healthy Habits

New York, NY - On March 2, 2015, Congressman Charles B. Rangel kicked off the 30-day Rangel Resolution at the West Harlem Community Healthy Food Hub. The Rangel Resolution consists of making three easy, healthy, and sustainable dietary changes.

Feb 26, 2015

Rangel Applauds Senate Committee Vote on Loretta Lynch

Washington, DC - Congressman Charles B. Rangel released the following statement today to applaud the Senate Judiciary Committee's vote to move the nomination of Loretta Lynch, nominee for U.S. Attorney General, to the full Senate for a confirmation vote:

Feb 26, 2015

Rangel Applauds FCC's Vote to Protect Net Neutrality and Promote Broadband Competition

Washington, D.C. – Representative Charles B. Rangel, who represents the 13th Congressional District of New York that includes Upper Manhattan and parts of the Bronx, released the following statement following the Federal Communications Commission vote today adopting clear rules protecting Net Neutrality and promoting broadband competition.

Feb 26, 2015

Rangel Lauds USTR Agreement With East African Trade Ministers: Aims To Increase Trade Competitiveness And Deepen Economic Ties

Issues: Foreign Policy

Washington, D.C. - Congressman Charles B. Rangel joined U.S. Trade Representative Michael Froman and trade ministers from the East African Community (EAC) at a ceremony to sign a Cooperation Agreement that will increase trade-related capacity in the region and deepen the economic ties between the United States and the EAC.

Feb 25, 2015

Rangel Votes To Stop Homeland Security Shut Down, Protect 11,990 Dhs Employees In New York

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congressman Charles B. Rangel voted to have the House of Representatives consider a clean funding bill for the Department of Homeland Security and prevent a Republican shutdown of the critical agency on February 28th.

Feb 25, 2015

Rangel Receives Distinguished Pioneer Award from Congressional Black Caucus Foundation

Washington, D.C. -- Congressman Charles B. Rangel who represents the 13th Congressional District of New York that includes Upper Manhattan and parts of the Bronx, was honored with the Congressional Black Caucus Foundation's (CBCF) Elder Statesperson AVOICE Heritage, Distinguished Pioneer Award at the sixth annual AVOICE Heritage Celebration ceremony at The Hamilton in the nation's capital on February 24, 2015.

Feb 23, 2015

Rangel Recognizes American Heart Month

Issues: Healthcare

Washington, DC - Congressman Charles B. Rangel, who represents the 13th Congressional District of New York that includes upper Manhattan and parts of the Bronx, released the following statement recognizing February as American Heart Month.

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