Rangel received 47.4 percent of the vote, a 3.8 percent and 1,800-vote lead over Espaillat. On Thursday, Espaillat conceded defeat and announced his reelection campaign for State Senate.
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After a narrow loss to Rep. Charles Rangel in the 2012 primary election, Sen. Adriano Espaillat said that his second campaign for the 13th Congressional District, which spans Upper Manhattan and the Bronx, will be different.
Rep. Charles Rangel has spent more than half of his life in Congress—and he's looking to serve one more term as the representative for the 13th Congressional District.
If Rev. Michael Walrond were elected to the House of Representatives to represent New York’s 13th Congressional District next fall, he would continue to work as a pastor—a line of work he says gives his candidacy a “different kind of legitimacy.”
The debate, moderated by CBS news anchor Maurice DuBois, was the first in a rapidly heating race for the 13th Congressional District seat.
Espaillat will face off against Rangel and newcomer Rev. Michael Walrond for New York's 13th congressional seat in June.
June Besek, the executive director of the Kernochan Center for Law, Media, and the Arts at Columbia Law School, testified at a House Judiciary Subcommittee on Courts, Intellectual Property and the Internet hearing on Jan. 28 to lend her expertise to the ongoing debates about copyright law.
Rep. Charles Rangel is facing one of the toughest campaigns of his political life, and there is a crowded field of candidates vying to replace City Council member Gale Brewer.
The page program taught students what Congress is really like.
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