June 25th, 2014
06:10 PM ET
4 months ago

Charlie Rangel on slim victory: My opponent was more popular than I thought

(CNN) – Rep. Charlie Rangel, D-New York, who was first elected in 1971, claimed victory in what he says is his last race, looking like he'll survive a second straight narrow victory against the same opponent he faced two years ago when he barely kept his political career alive.

Rangel blamed the changing district for his slim margins of victory.

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Filed under: 2014 • Charlie Rangel • New York
soundoff (5 Responses)
  1. Thomas

    It's Charlie last term .

    Anthony Weenier should be read by 2016.

    June 25, 2014 06:46 pm at 6:46 pm |
  2. Much thunder...little rain

    Another old political hack who been there way way to long

    June 25, 2014 07:12 pm at 7:12 pm |
  3. Rick McDaniel

    Another of the most corrupt in Washington.

    June 25, 2014 08:46 pm at 8:46 pm |
  4. Joe

    Rangel only has 2 years left. Rangel won because the people of NY-13 likes his services. Otherwise, we may need term limits.

    June 25, 2014 09:58 pm at 9:58 pm |
  5. Wes

    rangel is a disaster.

    June 26, 2014 01:07 am at 1:07 am |