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Press Releases

May 27, 2015

Rangel Statement On National Senior Health & Fitness Day

Issues: Healthcare

Congressman Charles B. Rangel released a statement in honor of National Senior Health and Fitness Day. To celebrate, Congressman Rangel and his wife Alma attended a Ballet for Older Dancers class at the 92nd Street Y.

May 26, 2015

Rangel Statement Regarding Fifth Circuit Decision On Immigration Executive Actions

Congressman Charles B. Rangel released a statement following the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit decision to maintain an injunction on the Deferred Action for Parents of Americans and the expanded Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals programs.

May 22, 2015

Rangel Honors the Fallen

New York, NY -- Congressman Charles B. Rangel, who represents the 13th Congressional District that includes Upper Manhattan and parts of the Bronx, released the following statement marking this Memorial Day, May 25, 2015.

May 22, 2015

Rangel & Thompson Introduce Bipartisan Bill to Expand Telemedicine to Vets

Issues: Veterans

Rep. Charles B. Rangel (D-NY), together with Rep. Glenn Thompson (R-PA), introduced the Veterans E-Health & Telemedicine Support Act of 2015 (H.R. 2516), a bipartisan bill aimed at increasing veterans' access to healthcare across states.

May 21, 2015

Rangel Honored by AAPI Faith Alliance

Washington, D.C. - Congressman Charles B. Rangel received a Faith and Community Impact Award from the Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) Faith Alliance.

May 20, 2015

Meet Larry, Rangel's Shadow For The Day

Congressman Charles B. Rangel took part in Congressional Foster Youth Shadow Day, by hosting Riverhead, NY resident Larry Walker. Walker attended a Ways and Means Subcommittee hearing, toured the Capitol and interviewed the Congressman's staff during Foster Youth Shadow Day.

May 19, 2015

Rangel And Royce To Host Congressional Screening Of "Ode To My Father": Korean War And Divided Families

Issues: Foreign Policy

Congressman Charles B. Rangel (D-NY), a decorated Korean War veteran and honorary chairman of the Congressional Caucus on Korea, will host a congressional screening of Ode to My Father on Wednesday, June 3, 2015 at 6:30 p.m.

May 18, 2015

Rangel Celebrates the 50th Anniversary of Head Start

Issues: Education

Congressman Charles B. Rangel, marked the 50th anniversary of the launch of Head Start.

May 14, 2015

Rangel Honors Asian Pacific American Heritage Month

Congressman Charles B. Rangel released the following statement in commemoration of this year's Asian Pacific American Month.

May 14, 2015

Rangel Urges GOP To Avert Highway Trust Fund Expiration

Congressman Charles B. Rangel marked Infrastructure Week by calling on Republicans to protect good paying jobs and avert the impending expiration of the Highway and Transit Trust Fund at the end of May.