He's expected to easily win the general election in his heavily Democratic district
U.S. Rep. Charles Rangel avoided a prolonged fight for his 23rd term Thursday as his main opponent conceded and said he would not challenge the results of a tightly contested primary that divided their New York City district along demographic lines. State Sen. Adriano Espaillat’s campaign said he called Rangel to commend the Democratic stalwart […]
A busy day of primaries in New York, Oklahoma, Maryland, Colorado and Utah.
Six-term Sen. Thad Cochran’s Republican runoff against Mississippi state Sen. Chris McDaniel stands as a test of whether decades of delivering federal largesse trumps conservative demands to slash government spending. The 76-year-old Cochran, the former Senate Appropriations Committee chairman who has steered billions of dollars back home, is locked in a tight race against the […]
With Primary Day just days away, longtime congressman Charles Rangel says he’s not overconfident he’ll prevail over his closet rival — but insisted that voters would stick with a veteran lawmaker, dismissing criticism that he was too old to continue serving in Washington. “If you had a racehorse that won 43 races, brings in the […]