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Jul 28, 2015

Three Remaining Korean War Veterans In Congress Introduce Bill Calling for Formal End of Korean War

Issues: Foreign Policy

WASHINGTON, D.C. – On National Korean War Veterans Armistice Day, the three remaining Korean War veterans in Congress introduced legislation calling for a formal end of the Korean War:

Jul 23, 2015

Rangel Applauds Senate Passing Landmark Cuba Appropriations Amendments

Issues: Foreign Policy

Washington, D.C. - Congressman Charles B. Rangel, released the following statement after the Senate Appropriations Committee voted to approve three amendments to the Financial Services and General Government Appropriations Act of Fiscal Year 2016 that will begin to open travel and trade with Cuba:

Jul 23, 2015

Schumer, Gillibrand, Serrano, Rangel & Crowley Applaud Signing of Bill Naming Bronx's Morrisania Post Office In Honor of First Puerto Rican Congressman In US History, Herman Badillo

Issues: Civil Rights

Washington, D.C. - The joint statement was issued after President Barack Obama signed legislation to rename the Morrisania Post Office.

Jul 20, 2015

Rangel, Gillibrand, & Velazquez Nominate Arturo Alfonso Schomburg for The Presidential Medal of Freedom

Washington, D.C. –Representative Charles Rangel (D-NY) joined U.S. Senator Kirsten Gillibrand (D-NY) and Representative Nydia Velazquez (D-NY) today announced the nomination of Arturo Alfonso Schomburg for the Presidential Medal of Freedom.

Jul 14, 2015

Rep Rangel And Sen Brown Urge Rebuilding Of American Schools

Issues: Education

WASHINGTON, DC -- Congressman Charles B. Rangel introduced H.R 3046- Rebuilding America's Schools Act (RAS), which would increase aid for school construction and renovation across the country. The Senate version of the bill, S.1753, was concurrently introduced by Senator Sherrod Brown (D-OH).

Jul 14, 2015

Rangel Marks 50th Anniversary Of The Older Americans Act

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congressman Charles Rangel marked the 50th anniversary of the landmark Older Americans Act.

Jul 10, 2015

Rangel Applauds Removal of Confederate Flag from South Carolina Statehouse

Issues: Civil Rights

Washington, D.C. - Congressman Charles B. Rangel released the following statement for the removal of the Confederate Flag from the South Carolina Statehouse.

Jul 9, 2015

Rangel Commemorates Anniversary of 14th Amendment

Issues: Justice

Washington, D.C. - Congressman Charles B. Rangel who represents Upper Manhattan and the Bronx, released the following statement to commemorate the 147th anniversary of the 14th Amendment:

Jul 2, 2015

Rangel Honors Anniversary of the Civil Rights Act

Washington, D.C. - Congressman Charles B. Rangel released the following statement for the 51st Anniversary of the passage of the Civil Rights Act, which falls on Thursday, July 2nd

Jul 1, 2015

Independence Day 2015

Statement in observance of Independence Day (2015)