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Nov 18, 2014

Rangel Hosts Congressional Film Screening in Hopes to Reunite Divided Families

WASHINGTON, DC - Congressman Charles B. Rangel (D-NY) hosted a congressional film screening of The Divided Families Film on Monday, November 17, 2014, from 6:00-8:00pm, at the North Orientation Theatre in the Capitol Visitor Center.

Nov 18, 2014

Rangel Condemns Terrorist Attack on Jerusalem Synagogue

Issues: Foreign Policy

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Charles B. Rangel issued the following statement in response to the deadly terrorist attack at a Jewish synagogue that killed three Americans and British citizen in West Jerusalem

Nov 17, 2014

Rangel Statement on the Passing of former Congressman Bill Frenzel

Washington, D.C. - Congressman Charles B. Rangel released the following statement today following the passing of former Congressman and Ways and Means Committee Member Bill Frenzel (R-MN)

Nov 13, 2014

Rangel Urges President to Take Executive Action on Immigration

Issues: Immigration, Justice

Washington, D.C. - Congressman Charles B. Rangel joined Congressman Luis Gutierrez and House Democrats in signing a letter to President Barack Obama that urges him to take “bold and meaningful executive action” that would benefit millions of undocumented immigrants and provide pathways to citizenship.

Nov 12, 2014

Rangel Statement on the Passing of Former Representative Philip M. Crane

New York, N.Y. - Congressman Charles B. Rangel released the following statement on the passing of Former Representative Philip M. Crane, who served the northwestern suburbs of Chicago from 1969- 2005.

Nov 8, 2014

Rangel Applauds DPRK's Release of Kenneth Bae and Urges Reunions of Korean American Divided Families

Issues: Foreign Policy

Congressman Charles B. Rangel (D-NY) issued the following statement to applaud DPRK's release of Kenneth Bae, a Korean-American missionary, who has been detained in North Korea since November 3, 2012, and to encourage Korean family reunions that would reunite Korean Americans with their loved ones in North Korea

Nov 8, 2014

Rangel on Sending Additional Ground Troops to Iraq

Congressman Charles B. Rangel released the following statement after learning that President Barack Obama will be sending additional 1,500 American military personnel on the ground in Iraq to combat ISIS

Nov 7, 2014

Rangel Reflects on the Meaning of Veterans Day

Issues: Veterans

Congressman Charles B. Rangel issued the following statement in honor of Veterans Day 2014.

Nov 7, 2014

Rangel Statement on October Jobs Report

New York, NY - Congressman Charles B. Rangel released the following statement today after the Department of Labor announced that employment increased by 214,000 jobs and the unemployment rate dropped to 5.8 percent, a six-year low.

Nov 4, 2014

Rangel Statement on Election Win

"Today was a historic day and a very emotional day. As I cast my final vote as a candidate on the ballot, I was reminded of why I first ran for Congress 43 years ago..."

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