Rangel’s challenger concedes in close NY primary NEW YORK (AP) — The Democrat challenging U.S. Rep. Charles Rangel has conceded almost two weeks after a closely contested primary race in New York City. State Sen. Adriano Espaillat made the announcement Monday. He also says his lawyers will abandon a ... 07/10/2012 - 6:19 am | View Link
Charlie Rangel's Lead Over Adriano Espaillat Shrinks; State Supreme Court To Hear Race Tally Issue Representative Charlie Rangel's small lead over challenger Adriano Espaillat has gotten even smaller. The latest count shows a total of 18,075 votes for Rangel and 17,273 for Espaillat, a mere 802-vote, or 1.96 percent difference. DNAinfo reports that ... 07/2/2012 - 8:32 pm | View Link
Victory Margin for Rangel Narrows in New Vote Tally to lead its legal effort. The Board of Elections released numbers on Saturday night based on data uploaded from memory sticks in each ballot scanner, showing Mr. Rangel received a total of 18,075 votes in the Democratic primary, or 44.29 percent of the ... 07/2/2012 - 12:51 pm | View Link
Rangel’s primary victory in question as vote count narrows lead New York Democratic Rep. Charlie Rangel’s primary win last week is being challenged amid allegations of voter suppression and an ongoing ballot count that over the weekend trimmed his margin to roughly 800 votes. A court hearing is scheduled Monday ... 07/2/2012 - 6:43 am | View Link
Charles Rangel's Lead over Adriano Espaillat Shrinks U.S. Rep. Charles Rangel’s lead over Dominican-born challenger Adriano Espaillat in a Democratic primary race for the incumbent's New York seat has narrowed to just 802 votes, with thousands of votes remaining to be counted. Espaillat, who holds a seat ... 07/2/2012 - 5:17 am | View Link
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The number of Americans filing new claims for unemployment benefits increased more than expected last week, but the rise probably does not suggest a shift in labor market conditions as the underlying trend continued to point to strength.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Orders for long-lasting U. S. manufactured goods rose more than expected in March and a measure of business capital spending plans surged, bolstering views of an acceleration in growth in the second quarter.