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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.

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.

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