Rep. Charles Rangel, already beleaguered by ethics troubles, now faces a primary challenge from Adam Clayton Powell IV, son of the legendary congressman Mr. Rangel defeated four decades ago.
In an interview, Mr. Powell, a member of the New York state assembly, said Wednesday he intended to challenge Mr. Rangel in the Democratic primary for the congressional seat that encompasses Harlem and much of upper Manhattan.
“The fact is, it is time to turn the page,” Mr. Powell said. He intends to formally announce his candidacy Monday.
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