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Oct 24, 2014

Rangel Receives Perfect Score On National Food Policy

Congressman Charles B. Rangel received a 100% on the 2014 National Food Policy Scorecard, which tracks how each Member of Congress voted on a series of bills that reduce hunger at home and abroad.

Oct 22, 2014

Rangel Statement on the Passing of Oscar de La Renta

New York, NY- Congressman Charles B. Rangel released the following statement on the passing of legendary fashion icon Oscar de la Renta.

Oct 21, 2014

Rangel: Affordable Care Act Keeping Strong

New York, N.Y. - Congressman Charles B. Rangel applauded a report recently released by the Department of the Health and Human Services which stated that the Health Insurance Marketplace will have 25 percent more issuers in 2015. This increase will expand the range of options consumers will have for the coming year and is further proof of the increasing success of the Affordable Care Act.

Oct 14, 2014

Rangel Joins With Engel and Gillibrand To Host A Briefing On Reforming America's Organ Allocation System

Issues: Healthcare

WASHINGTON, DC - Congressman Charles B. Rangel is joining with Congressman Eliot Engel and Senator Kirsten Gillibrand to present a briefing for staff of the New York Congressional Delegation on reforming America's organ allocation system. The briefing will be held on October 15, 2014, at 11:45AM in Rayburn House Office Building, Room 2322.

Oct 6, 2014

Rangel Statement on Supreme Court Ruling Towards Marriage Equality

New York – Congressman Charles B. Rangel today released the following statement on the U.S. Supreme Court decision to deny review of circuit court rulings in favor of marriage equality in Indiana, Oklahoma, Utah, Virginia and Wisconsin, clearing the way for marriage equality in 30 states and the District of Columbia:

Oct 6, 2014

Rangel Applauds Progress Of Peace In Korean Peninsula

Issues: Foreign Policy

New York, NY – Congressman Charles B. Rangel released the following statement after learning that South and North Korea agreed on Saturday to resume high-level talks this year, after DPRK’s most senior delegation attended the closing ceremony of the Asian Games in South Korea on Saturday, October 4, 2014.

Oct 3, 2014

Rangel Statement on September Jobs Report

Issues: Economy

New York, NY - Congressman Charles B. Rangel released the following statement after the Department of Labor announced that the economy added 248,000 jobs in September.

Oct 2, 2014

Rangel Lauds Mayor de Blasio's Living Wage Executive Order

Congressman Charles B. Rangel applauded Mayor Bill de Blasio's executive action to expand New York City's living wage law to thousands of workers.

Oct 1, 2014

Rangel Welcomes Reverend Butts at CBC Foundation's Prayer Breakfast

WASHINGTON, DC - Congressman Charles B. Rangel welcomed Reverend Dr. Calvin O. Butts, III at the annual Prayer Breakfast on Saturday, September 30, 2014, during the Congressional Black Caucus Foundation's (CBCF) 44th Annual Legislative Conference (ALC) at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center.

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.

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