Baruch Invites Rep. Charles Rangel to Discuss 'New Political Landscape' on Nov. 20
New York, NY - Nov. 17, 2006 - Baruch will host a wide-ranging discussion on politics and policies with Rep. Charles Rangel, senior member of New York’s Congressional delegation. The event takes place from 8:30 am – 10 am in the Newman Conference Center, 151 E. 25th Street, 7th floor, on Monday, Nov. 20, and is free and open to the public.
Professor Doug Muzzio of the School of Public Affairs will interview Rangel about the effect of recent House and Senate elections on domestic and foreign policy. Rangel is expected to assume the position of chairman of the House Ways and Means Committee after Democrats won the majority of seats in the House.
Born in New York City, Charles Rangel is serving his 18th term as a member of the United States House of Representatives on behalf of New York’s 15th Congressional District, which includes Harlem, Washington Heights, Inwood, and parts of the Upper West Side of Manhattan. A veteran of the Korean War, Rangel received a Bronze Star and a Purple Heart for his wartime efforts, including the rescue of 40 men from behind enemy lines.