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New York state Assemblyman Adam Clayton Powell IV in New York.

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New York state Assemblyman Adam Clayton Powell IV in New York.

Adam Clayton Powell IV Files For Rangel’s N.Y.C. Seat

Updated 11:32 am EST New York Democrat Adam Clayton Powell IV has filed paperwork that would allow him to seek the House seat held by veteran Democrat Charles Rangel. Powell, a former state assemblyman, filed a statement of candidacy with...

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Representative Charlie Rangel celebrates his 82nd birthday with friends and colleagues at a party held for him in Washington on June 20, 2012.

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Representative Charlie Rangel celebrates his 82nd birthday with friends and colleagues at a party held for him in Washington on June 20, 2012.

Rangel Pins Future on his Past Base

It’s not just a story of a younger politician edging out a senior one who’s served his time. When New Yorkers in Upper Manhattan and part of the Bronx choose today between incumbent Representative Charlie Rangel and insurgent Adriano Espaillat,...

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