Representative Charlie Rangel (D-NY) and Korean War Veteran listens as President Barack Obama speaks at the 60th Anniversary of the Korean War Armistice at the Korean War Veterans Memorial on July 27, 2013 in Washington, D.C. (Photo by Ron Sachs-Pool/Getty Images)

IS CHARLIE RANGEL GETTING READY TO RETIRE?

theGRIO REPORT - Although his staff has repeatedly insisted the embattled 83-year-old intends to run for re-election, a recent cryptic message from Rangel to his supporters seems to hint he may be reconsidering his options...
Atlanta Mayor Kasim Reed giving a speech at his victory party last night following his second term re-election. (Photo Credit: Jerome Dorn)

KASIM REED'S NEXT MOVE

theGRIO REPORT - The mayor had a successful first term and is credited for beefing up the police department, overhauling the city’s employee pension program and balancing the budget...