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Central Harlem »

Fresh from Victory, Rangel Supporters Want Him to Groom a Successor

After winning his 23rd and final term, Rangel needs to start picking his replacement, fans say.

East Harlem »

Espaillat Concedes to Rangel, Announces Plans for Senate Run

Espaillat drops bid to have "every single vote" counted and will try to keep his seat in the Senate.

Central Harlem »

AP Calls Race for Rangel, But Espaillat Wants 'Every Single Vote' Counted

Adriano Espaillat has refused to concede the tight race to Charles Rangel until all votes are counted.

Central Harlem »

Charles Rangel Declares Victory in 13th Congressional District Primary

Challenger state Sen. Adriano Espaillat refused to concede until all votes were counted.

Inwood »

Bitter Rangel-Espaillat Race Nears End as Voters Head to the Polls

Rep. Charles Rangel and state Sen. Adriano Espaillat took a break from name-calling on election day.

Central Harlem »

On Campaign's Last Day, Rangel, Espaillat Talk Experience

Rangel said his decades in office are a plus, but Espaillat said the congressman overstayed his welcome.

Central Harlem »

Rangel-Espaillat Race Won't Hurt Black-Latino Political Bond, Observers Say

Beneath the surface of the racially charged campaign are common issues and goals, pundits said.

Central Harlem »

Ruby Dee, Actress and Civil Rights Activist, Remembered in Harlem

Ruby Dee, 91, who lived in Harlem for many years, died on Wednesday night.

Bedford Park »

Rangel Rips Into Espaillat During Uptown Congressional Debate

The 22-term congressman lit into foes before telling the audience "now is not the time for trainees."

Hudson Heights »

Espaillat Staffer Launches Bid for Her Boss' State Senate Seat

Elizabeth Lorris Ritter said she has learned from Adriano Espaillat, who she's worked for since 2011.

Sugar Hill »

Mayor de Blasio Won't Endorse Candidate in Rangel Primary Battle

De Blasio is staying out of the fierce race between Rangel and Espaillat but will support the winner.

New York City »

Rangel Says Espaillat's Only Accomplishment Is Being Dominican

Rangel attacked Adriano Espaillat, saying: "Just what the heck has he done except say he's a Dominican?"

East Harlem »

Espaillat Economic Plan Would Provide Space, Tax Breaks for Small Business

Espaillat unveiled his "economic development for all" plan Wednesday in East Harlem.

Washington Heights »

Rangel Debate Telephone Skit Ridicules Opponents

Rangel's challengers called his behavior inappropriate given the forum's focus on poverty.

Central Harlem »

'Queen of Soul Food' Sylvia Woods' Name to Adorn 126th St.

The soul food legend was immortalized in a street sign at 126th Street near Lenox Avenue.

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