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Adriano Espaillat

Democrats Nominate Two Transgender Women And A Former Undocumented Immigrant To Run For Congress

To many, the success of the Brexit movement meant that white nationalism would also win in our own elections next November. But the primary wins of two transgender women and a Dominican-American who was once an undocumented immigrant serve as proof that, sometimes, inclusivity wins.

June 29, 2016

Espaillat Concedes In New York House Race

State Senator Adriano Espaillat has officially conceded his challenge to 22-term U.S. Representative Charles Rangel (D-NY), two days after Rangel declared victory in the Democratic primary in New York’s 13th congressional district. “I want to express my deepest appreciation for all of the efforts of my supporters and volunteers on my campaign for Congress,” Senator Espaillat said […]

June 26, 2014

Rangel Defeats Espaillat In Democratic Primary

U.S. Representative Charles Rangel appears to have won the Democratic primary for U.S. House in New York’s 13th congressional district, defeating state Senator Adriano Espaillat. With all 471 precincts reporting, Rangel led Espaillat by a 47 to 43 percent margin, or 1,828 votes. NY1 first called the election for Rangel at 11:50pm, EST. Senator Espaillat […]

June 24, 2014

Mississippi Republicans Battle In U.S. Senate Runoff

Washington (AFP) — Mississippi incumbent Thad Cochran was fighting for his political life in a Republican runoff for his U.S. Senate seat Tuesday, seeking to repulse a surging conservative challenger bucking the party establishment. A series of primary races are similarly pitting political veterans against relative outsiders, including key contests in Oklahoma, New York, and […]

June 24, 2014

AUDIO: 84-Year-Old Congressman Courts Youth Vote With Rap Song

Charlie Rangel, the 84-year-old congressman from Harlem who will face one of the toughest fights of his political career in Tuesday’s Democratic primary in New York’s 13th congressional district, has found a novel new way to reach out to young voters. It really has to be heard to be believed. As Olivia Nuzzi reports in The […]

June 24, 2014