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Rangel on SANDY: Updates & Resources

Rangel on SANDY: Updates & Resources

November 7, 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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2013 Inauguration Tickets

2013 Inauguration Tickets

Constituents of the 15th Congressional District May Place Their Requests Here For The Fifty-Seventh Presidential Inauguration on January 21, 2013

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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 Calls For Vote On Sandy Relief Bill

"Those impacted by Superstorm Sandy have been waiting two months. They simply cannot afford to wait any longer, and I urge the House Leadership to bring the bill to the House floor so we can vote to provide the same expedited assistance as it has in the past. Our governors have worked efficiently to request only the most basic needs, and their requests have the backing of the Senate and the President. Millions of Americans are counting on the House to act before adjournment."


Rangel: Fiscal Cliff Averted is a Victory for American Families & the Economy

Washington, D.C. – Congressman Charles B. Rangel announced the eleventh-hour passage of H.R. 8- American Taxpayer Relief Act of 2012, measure that helped avert the so-called “fiscal cliff” by extending the Bush-era tax cuts for the majority of Americans. The...


Rangel Recognizes 150th Anniversary of Emancipation Proclamation

The Emancipation Proclamation is one of the most important documents in our great Nation’s history. It helped pave the way towards the adoption of the Thirteenth Amendment to the United States Constitution, which officially ended slavery at the end of the Civil War. It signifies the struggle for the rights and freedoms that we enjoy, defend, and continue to fight for today.

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Side-by-Side Comparison of the President's Compromise with the Republican "Plan B"

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Getting Serious About Brain Injury

The following guest blog has been contributed by Patrick B. Donohue, Founder, The Sarah Jane Brain Foundation, www.TheBrainProject.orgAccording to a 2008 CDC study, 82.8 percent of male prisoners in Minnesota reported having had one or more brain injury over the...


Infographic: Deferred Action Requests Continue to Rise in Fourth Month

This infographic was originally published by the Center for American Progress on December 19, 2012:...


EPA Tightens Standards for Deadly Soot Pollution EPA Tightens Standards for Deadly Soot Pollution

"Toughening its air quality standards for soot released from automobile exhausts and power plants, the EPA says it's hoping to save thousands of lives each year, many in urban areas, and reduce the burden of illness in communities across the U.S. The EPA aims to reduce by 20 percent the maximum amount of soot, or fine particulate matter."


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.

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Toward An AIDS-Free Generation

Today, many scientific advances have been made in the medical treatments for HIV/AIDS. There are also widespread efforts to understand the HIV/AIDS pandemic. Despite this, stigma and discrimination remain a reality for people living with HIV/AIDS. Many are still unaware about how to prevent infection.


Keeping The Dream Alive

America's immigration system is broken. Children are separated from their parents, husbands are separated from their wives, and businesses are suffering without efficient workers needed for economic stability. Immigrant families without a breadwinner are struggling to keep their heads above water. Our current archaic immigration policy is long-overdue for comprehensive reform that reflects our nation's core values.


Failing Our Troops

In the United States, suicide has become the seventh leading cause of death for men and the fifteenth for women. Every year, there are nearly a million suicide attempts. I am especially alarmed that veterans account for 20% of all suicides. Nearly eighteen veterans and one active-duty soldier take their lives each day. This is simply unacceptable.

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