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Press Releases

May 1, 2015

Rangel Poses at First-Ever Yoga on the Hill to Support Wounded Warriors

WASHINGTON, D.C.--Congressman Charles B. Rangel joined the newly-founded Congressional Yogi Association's first-ever Yoga on the Hill event Friday, May 1, 2015, to kick off and to advocate for better physical and mental health for veterans.

Apr 28, 2015

RANGEL ON THE DEVASTATING EARTHQUAKE IN NEPAL

New York, N.Y.--On April 28, Congressman Charles B. Rangel released the following statement in memory of those who lost their lives in the earthquake in Nepal.

Apr 24, 2015

Rangel Applauds Committee Passage Of Bill Extending Agoa

Issues: Foreign Policy

Washington, DC - Congressman Charles B. Rangel (D-NY) applauded the passage of The AGOA Extension and Enhancement Act of 2015 at the House Ways and Means Committee mark up on April 23, 2015.

Apr 24, 2015

Rangel-Royce Resolution On Reuniting Divided Families Passes Committee

Issues: Foreign Policy

Washington, DC - Today during its mark up, the House Foreign Affairs Committee unanimously passed H. Con. Res. 40, Encouraging reunions of divided Korean American families.

Apr 23, 2015

Rangel Applauds Confirmation of Loretta Lynch

Washington, D.C. - Congressman Charles B. Rangel released the following statement following the Senate's confirmation of Loretta Lynch as our 83rd U.S. Attorney General.

Apr 22, 2015

Rangel Honored with "Champion for Children" Award

Washington, D.C. - Congressman Charles B. Rangel received a Champion for Children award from the First Focus Campaign for Children for his leadership on issues important to children during the 113th Congress in 2013-14.

Apr 22, 2015

Rangel Congratulates the Justice League NYC Marchers

Issues: Civil Rights

Washington, DC -- Congressman Charles B. Rangel greeted and congratulated the Justice League NYC marchers who walked 250 miles from New York City to Washington, DC to bring awareness to issues regarding juvenile and criminal justice.

Apr 22, 2015

Rangel Joins Progressive Caucus Push For Debt-Free College Education

Issues: Education

Washington, DC -- Congressman Charles B. Rangel joined his colleagues New York Senior Senator Charles Schumer (D-NY), Senator Elizabeth Warren (D-MA), Senator Brian Schatz (D-HI), and his Colleagues in the Congressional Progressive Caucus in introducing a resolution to ensure that students have better access to debt-free higher education.

Apr 21, 2015

Rangel and Royce Renew Bipartisan Effort to Reunite Families Separated by the DMZ

Issues: Foreign Policy

Washington, D.C. – Today, Rep. Charles B. Rangel (D-NY), a Korean War veteran, and Rep. Ed Royce (R-CA), Chairman of the House Foreign Affairs Committee, and renewed efforts to create a pathway for family reunions between Korean Americans and North Koreans, by introducing H.Con.Res. 40, which will encourage North Korea to allow Korean Americans to meet their long lost relatives separated by the Korean War in 1950-53.

Apr 20, 2015

Rangel Celebrates Earth Day

Issues: Environment

New York, NY - Congressman Charles B. Rangel released the following statement for Earth Day, which is celebrated on April 22nd every year.

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