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Sep 26, 2014

Rangel Statement on Rosh Hashanah

Washington, DC - Congressman Charles B. Rangel issued the following statement commemorating the celebration of the Rosh Hashanah holiday.

Sep 25, 2014

Rangel's Statement on Attorney General Holder’s Resignation

Issues: Justice

Congressman Charles B. Rangel released the following statement on the announcement that Attorney General Eric Holder will be resigning from the Department of Justice until a successor is nominated and confirmed.

Sep 24, 2014

Rangel Supports New Rules On Combating Corporate Tax Inversions

Issues: Economy, Taxes

New York, N.Y. - Congressman Charles Rangel released the following statement after the Department of Treasury issued new rules designed to prevent corporate inversions and discourage companies from evading their U.S. tax obligations.

Sep 19, 2014

Rangel Commends President's Initiative On Sexual Assault Prevention

Issues: Education, Justice

New York, N.Y. - Congressman Charles B. Rangel released the following statement today after President Barack Obama announced the launch of the "It's On Us" campaign and the prevention of sexual assault on college campuses.

Sep 19, 2014

Rangel: It’s Time for a War Tax and a Reinstated Draft

Everyone in America needs a real stake in any decision to go to war.

Sep 18, 2014

Rangel Demands Minority Inclusion on La Guardia Terminal Expansion Project

In a letter to the chairman of the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey, dated September 17, 2014, Congressman Charles B. Rangel, advocated that New York City follow the lead of other metropolitan municipalities such as Atlanta, New Orleans and Washington, D.C., by increasing the goals for disadvantaged and minority business enterprises (DBE and MBE) on the La Guardia Central Terminal Project.

Sep 17, 2014

Rangel Joins Launch of "VRA for Today" Coalition

Issues: Civil Rights

"Four decades after the passage of the Voting Rights Act of 1965, many Americans are once again in danger of being disenfranchised. The Supreme Court decision undermines the voting rights of minorities, immigrants, senior citizens, students, and the disabled."

Sep 17, 2014

Rangel Honors National Hispanic Heritage Month

Issues: Immigration

Since 1968, America has annually celebrated the National Hispanic Heritage Month to recognize the contributions of those whose ancestors came from South and Central America, Mexico, Spain, and the Caribbean.

Sep 16, 2014

Rangel Applauds President Obama's Response To Ebola In West Africa

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Charles B. Rangel issued the following statement after President Obama unveiled his plan to provide assistance to the fight against Ebola in West Africa.

Sep 11, 2014

Rangel Statement on Senate GOP Blocking Amendment to Overturn Citizens United

Issues: Justice

Washington, DC - Congressman Charles B. Rangel issued the following statement after Senate Republicans blocked passage of a constitutional amendment to overturn the misguided Citizens United decision by a vote of 54-42: