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Charlie Rangel's Public Statements on Issue: Crime

Full Name: Charles 'Charlie' B. Rangel
Office: U.S. House (NY) - District 13, Democratic
First Elected: 11/03/1970
Last Elected: 11/06/2012
Next Election: 2014
On The Ballot: Running, Democratic for U.S. House - District 13
Primary June 24, 2014
General Nov. 4, 2014
Gender: Male
Family: Wife: Alma; 2 Children: Steven, Alicia
Birth Date: 06/11/1930
Birth Place: Harlem, NY
Home City: Harlem, NY
Religion: Roman Catholic
Date Title
Aug. 14, 2014 Letter to Eric Holder, Attorney General of the US - Death of Eric Garner
Aug. 10, 2014 Riverdale Press - How to End Gun Violence
June 30, 2014 Rangel Says We Must Bring Back Hope For Israel
June 20, 2014 Rangel Applauds Central Park Five Agreement
June 20, 2014 Letter to Sloan Gibson, Acting Secretary of Veterans Affairs - VA Care for Victims of Sexual Assault
June 20, 2014 Letter to Slcan Gibson, Department of Veterans Affairs - Sexual Assault Claims
May 30, 2014 Letter to Eric Holder, Attorney General of the United States - Preventing Sex Trafficking
April 14, 2014 Rangel Statement on Tragedy at Kansas Jewish Center
March 18, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Merkley Leads Over 200 Members of Congress in Calling for Executive Order Protecting LGBT Workers from Workplace Discrimination
Jan. 29, 2014 Letter to Catherine Lhamon, Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights, Office for Civil Rights, US Department of Education - Campus Sexual Assaults
Nov. 6, 2013 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House and Nancy Pelosi, Minority Leader of the House - Federal Defender Services Funding
Oct. 31, 2013 Rangel Highlights Bullying Prevention Month
Oct. 28, 2013 Rangel Statement On Domestic Violence Awareness Month
Aug. 13, 2013 Rangel Applauds Court Decision Condemning Racial Profiling
July 22, 2013 Congressional Black Caucus
July 19, 2013 Rangel Statement on the One-Year Anniversary of the Aurora Tragedy
July 16, 2013 Rangel and Members of NYC Congressional Delegation Seek Thorough DOJ Investigation & Potential Prosecution of George Zimmerman for Civil Rights Violations
May 21, 2013 Letter to John Kerry, Secretary of State - Kidnapping of Boulos Yazigi and Yohanna Ibrahim
April 18, 2013 Letter to U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry - U.S.-Colombia Policy
March 21, 2013 Letter to The United States Department of Justice Advisory Policy Board - Urging Stronger Action to Protect Sikh, Hindu, Arab-American Communities from Hate Crimes
Feb. 28, 2013 Rangel Lauds Passage Of Violence Against Women Act
Jan. 24, 2013 Rangel Urges Reauthorization Of Violence Against Women Act
Oct. 5, 2012 Rangel Recognizes Domestic Violence Awareness Month
Sept. 18, 2012 Rangel: Welcome Home Jason Puracal
July 24, 2012 Letter to Janos Ader, President of the Republic of Hungary, and Viktor Orban, Prime Minister of Republic of Hungary - Ladislaus Csizsik-Csatary
June 25, 2012 Rangel: SCOTUS Ruling On Arizona's Immigration Law Is Right Step But Not Enough
June 11, 2012 Rangel Saddened by Murder of Ackeem Green
June 6, 2012 Letter to Michael E. Horowitz, Inspector General
April 27, 2012 Rangel Lauds Senate Bipartisan Action in Reauthorizing the Violence Against Women Act
April 23, 2012 Rangel Recognizes National Crime Victims' Rights Week
April 17, 2012 Letter to Eric Holder, Attorney General of U.S. Department of Justice
April 4, 2012 Letter to Chairman Wolf and Ranking Member Fattah
March 28, 2012 Rangel Introduces Violence Against Women Act
Sept. 7, 2011 Letter to Chairman James E. Donal Georgia State Board of Pardons & Paroles
June 1, 2011 Rangel Offers Ex-Offenders Second Chance
Jan. 12, 2011 Expressing Sense of House Regarding Arizona Shooting
Nov. 18, 2010 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Clemency for Johnathan Pollard
Nov. 17, 2010 Supporting National Domestic Violence Awareness Month 2010
Sept. 2, 2010 Blog: "Voice in Lofty Towers of Power"
July 29, 2010 Cong. Rangel: Bill To Narrow Cocaine Sentencing Disparities is an Important First Step
July 23, 2010 Rangel Statement following Ethics Committee Announcement
Oct. 22, 2009 Rangel Urges Contemplation, Zero Tolerance During Domestic Violence Awareness Month
June 3, 2009 Letter To The Honorable Eric. G Holder, Attorney General, United States Department Of Justice
June 3, 2009 Letter To The Honorable Eric Holder, Attorney General, United States Department Of Justice
May 21, 2009 Hearing Of The Subcommittee On Crime, Terrorism And Homeland Security Of The House Committee On The Judiciary - Unfairness In Federal Cocaine Sentencing: Is It Time To Crack The 100-To-1 Disparity?
Aug. 1, 2008 Conference Report on H.R. 4040, Consumer Product Safety Improvement Act of 2008
June 18, 2008 Crime in the Caribbean--Praising Yvette Clarke's Response
April 25, 2008 On the Verdict in the Shooting Death of Sean Bell
April 3, 2008 Declaring the State of Injustice an Emergency
March 31, 2008 On Rising Violent Crime in the Caribeean and What Should be Done About it
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