Charlie Rangel's Famous Friends Are Happy He's Still in Congress
Miss America Vanessa Williams is flanked by Rep. Charles Rangel, D-N.Y., left, and Sen. Alfonse D'Amato, R-N.Y., during a reception on Capitol Hill in Washington, Oct. 17, 1983.
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Manhattan Borough President David Dinkins and Rep. Charles Rangel endorse Jesse Jackson for President at City Hall in New York City, Nov. 25, 1987.
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U.S. Congressman Charles Rangel, D-NY, right, voices his support for Mayor David Dinkins, left, along with singer Stevie Wonder, center, at a "Get Out The Vote" rally in the Harlem neighborhood of New York City on Oct. 30, 1993.
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South African President Nelson Mandela, left, and first lady Hillary Rodham Clinton are joined by Rep. Charles Rangel, D-N.Y., during a luncheon at the White House in Washington on Oct. 5, 1994.
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President Clinton talks with Colin Powell, center and Rep. Charles Rangel, D-N.Y., prior to a Congressional Black Caucus dinner in Washington, Sept. 23, 1995.
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Rep. Charles Rangel, D-N.Y., right, walks with U.S. Vice President Al Gore during a tour of an Empowerment Zone in the Harlem neighborhood of New York City, March 3, 1995.
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U.S. President Bill Clinton waits to speak to a Democratic rally in the Harlem neighborhood of New York City with Congressman Charles Rangel (D-NY) (L) and singer Luther Vandross (C), Nov. 4, 2000.
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Rep. Charles Rangel talks with the Rev. Al Sharpton at a meeting of representatives of the Haitian community and members of Congress on March 29, 2000.
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Former U.S. President Bill Clinton sings with U.S. Rep. Charles Rangel, left, and U.S. Sen. Charles Schumer, right, in the Harlem neighborhood of New York City, July 30, 2001.
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Rosie Perez and Congressman Charles Rangel at the Directors Guild of America dinner at the Waldorf Astoria in New York City, June 9, 2002.
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Halle Berry and Congressman Charles Rangel at the Directors Guild of America dinner at the Waldorf Astoria in New York City, June 9, 2002.
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Congressman Charles Rangel and basketball star Dikembe Mutombo during Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey: The 134th Edition of The Greatest Show On Earth at Madison Square Garden in New York City on March 20, 2004.
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Archbishop Desmond Tutu and congressman Charles Rangel attend the VIP Opening Luncheon before the Tribeca Film Festival at the Tribeca Loft in New York City on May 1, 2004.
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Sen. Barack Obama (D-IL) speaks with Rep. Charles Rangel (D-NY) before the start of a news conference in Washington, March 10, 2005.
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U.S. House Minority Leader Rep. Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) shares a moment with Rep. Charles Rangel (D-NY) as Rep. John Larson (D-CT) listens during a news conference on the reform of the Social Security system on Capitol Hill in Washington, May 26, 2005.
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Congressman Charles Rangel and Donald Trump at Tony Bennett's 80th Birthday Party in New York City, August 3, 2006.
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Sen. Hillary Rodham Clinton, D-N.Y., is seen with Rep. Charles Rangel, D-N.Y., and her daughter Chelsea Clinton at the Democratic National Convention in Denver, Aug. 27, 2008.
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From left, the Rev. Al Sharpton, Pamela Belafonte, Harry Belafonte, Rep. Charles Rangel, D-N.Y., and former Sen. Alfonse D'Amato are photographed together during Rangel's birthday fundraiser at the Plaza Hotel in New York City, Aug. 11, 2010.
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Charles Rangel and Juelz Santana attend the #GetCoveredTour press conference at Sylvia's in the Harlem neighborhood of New York City on March 28, 2014.
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