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Rangel on SANDY: Updates & Resources

Rangel on SANDY: Updates & Resources

October 29, 2012

Rangel on SANDY: Updates & Resources

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2013 Medicare Open Enrollment: Oct 15- Dec 7

2013 Medicare Open Enrollment: Oct 15- Dec 7

October 15, 2012

Rangel Urges Medicare Recipients To Enroll For 2013

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Rangel Joins NOH8 Campaign, Stands Up For Equal Rights

Rangel Joins NOH8 Campaign, Stands Up For Equal Rights

October 12, 2012

In support of National Coming Out Day (NCOD), Congressman Charles B. Rangel today issued a photo that was taken as part of the NoH8 Campaign, a global art protest project conceived by photographer Adam Bouska and Jeff Parshley in opposition to California’s Proposition 8, that banned gay marriage.

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Apply for Rangel Fellowship Program

Apply for Rangel Fellowship Program

October 9, 2012

“I'm very proud of the outstanding young students who are in or have completed the Rangel Fellowship program. Their backgrounds truly reflect what America looks like and I'm glad the world is able to see the beautiful mosaic that comprises our nation's diversity."

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Rangel: We Can't Turn Back On Progress

“The Department of Labor’s recent report confirms what we already know. With 32 straight months of private-sector job growth, President Obama’s plan to rebuild is economic plan is working. Now is not the time to turn back."


Rangel Recognizes American Diabetes Month

"American Diabetes month is a great opportunity to raise the awareness within our communities about the seriousness of this disease that currently affects nearly 26 million children and adults in the United States; this means that 8.3% of the American people suffer from this disease."


Rangel: New Report Confirms Obamacare Benefits Small Businesses

“The Affordable Care Act is clearly helping small businesses despite Republican claims to the contrary,” said Rangel, who introduced the Affordable Care Act that was signed by President Barack Obama in March 2010. “It makes no sense for Republicans to make repealing Obamacare their number one priority when Americans all over the country are benefiting from this historic law."

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Guest Blog: Addie Mae Collins & Head Start Program

The following blog/article was written by Diane Collier, Addie Mae Collins Board Member- Community Relations and Vice Chair Community Board 11-East Harlem in recognition of National Head Start Month:For 47 years, Addie Mae Collins has been serving low income East...


Fighting For Equal Pay For Equal Work

Democrats in Congress and President Obama have worked to ensure equal pay for equal work. We believe that equal pay for equal work is about basic fairness: Paying women less than men for doing the same work is not just...


FIVE FACTS: Rep. Ryan & Social Security

You may already know that Paul Ryan wants to privatize Social Security, cutting guaranteed benefits and forcing seniors into risky private accounts instead of Social Security. Here are five more things you need to know about Ryan’s plan:1. Paul Ryan’s...


Nearly 60 Years After Armistice, Korean War Hasn't Ended

Fifty-nine years after the United States and the United Nations signed an armistice agreement with North Korea and China to end the three-year-old Korean War, all the parties to the war are still technically at war.


Silent Treatment for NYPD

Thousands of protesters marched in silence through Manhattan on Sunday in an effort to end the New York Police Department's "stop-and-frisk" policy, which they claim disproportionately affects young black and Latino men.


Silent march to protest NYPD's "stop-and-frisk" policy

Several thousand New Yorkers marched silently down Manhattan's Fifth Avenue from lower Harlem to the mayor's Upper East Side townhouse on Sunday to protest the New York Police Department's contentious stop-and-frisk policy.

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Tax Justice: Our Nation Is At Stake

"President Barack Obama recently called on Congress to extend tax breaks for America's 114 million middle-income families that make less than $250,000. The President has also proposed to let the Bush era's high-income tax cuts expire at the end of this year and use the resulting $1 trillion in savings over 10 years as part of a balanced plan to reduce deficits and debt and put the nation in the right direction towards shoring up our national budget."


Education Is Key To Stronger America

It is important to invest in our students early in the education process. That is why I sponsored the Rebuilding America's Schools Act which will allocate $11 billion for various school construction projects and allow schools to borrow money at little to no interest. Schools must have adequate funding in order to support certain operational or expansionary investments.


Rep. Charlie Rangel On Black America’s Truest Heroes

Black soldiers have fought and died in every American war, both abroad and domestic. Throughout history, they have demonstrated courage and valor in the face of discrimination and prejudice. It is our patriotic duty to admire their resolve and honor their unwavering dedication to service.

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