The six-story building, on 166th Street and St. Nicholas Avenue, is one of the fanciest in the neighborhood. Its glass exterior reflects the sun; inside, the walls smell new. Yet, it’s empty, desolate. At the entrance, a security guard sits behind the counter, armed with a doughnut. “Is this Alianza Dominicana?” In Spanish: “They [...]
The primary almost did him in, but the Lion of Harlem is still standing, ready to begin his 22nd term in Congress.
Even with remarkable political resilience, Rep. Charles Rangel may still face bold opposition for his Congressional seat next year.
Assemblyman Keith Wight, a popular local politician, is reportedly Rep. Charles Rangel’s preferred successor.
Clyde Williams, who has worked for two U.S. Presidents, seriously considers a 2012 race for uptown’s Congressional seat.
The House ethics inquiry into Congressman Charles Rangel grinds on, leaving political pundits, pollsters, 15th District residents, and other Representatives scrambling to assess the Representative’s future.