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Charlie Rangel’s last
campaign for Congress

New York Post, by Richard Johnson

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Posted By:Pluperfect, 1/28/2014 10:33:33 AM

This is Rep. Charlie Rangel’s last hurrah. The 83-year-old Democrat is preparing to announce that this will be his last campaign for re-election, and that he will retire from Congress in 2016 as President Obama is leaving the White House, Harlem insiders told me. “Rangel is hoping that he will get more support for re-election by promising this will be his last term — and that party leaders will allow him to step down in dignity then, rather than backing a challenger now,” said one source. Rangel, who has represented Harlem since 1971, was barely re-elected in 2012 after his district was redrawn,

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: Axeman, 1/28/2014 10:43:47 AM     (No. 9708850)

He has no dignity to step down with. Neither do any of the lofos that vote for him.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: terry_tr6, 1/28/2014 10:48:38 AM     (No. 9708858)

Notice entitlement mentality

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Reply 3 - Posted by: Redneck In NY, 1/28/2014 10:56:41 AM     (No. 9708878)

43 years on the gov teat. Imbezzelments, kickbacks, bribes, indictments, censures. No prob, eh Chuzzles? Just keep on grifting along...

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Reply 4 - Posted by: Freeloader, 1/28/2014 11:04:03 AM     (No. 9708890)

"Charlie Rangel´s Last Campaign For Congress"

NEW YORK POST Headline Wish I Was Reading This Morning:

"Charlie Rangel´s ´Last Hurrah´---One Way Bus Trip To Sing Sing Correctional Facility In Ossining"

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Reply 5 - Posted by: OdinsAcolyte, 1/28/2014 12:16:21 PM     (No. 9709068)

The disgrace just never ends.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: ColonialAmerican1623, 1/28/2014 10:17:55 PM     (No. 9709760)

A perfect argument for term limits and a retirement age. Otherwise, he will try to beat Strom´s record.

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Reply 7 - Posted by: StuartL, 1/29/2014 2:20:23 AM     (No. 9709867)

... pitter-pat, scurry-scurry, pitter-pat ...

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