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A flyer of Rangel is seen on a table during the Democratic Primary election party in New York

A flyer of U.S. Representative Charles Rangel (D-NY) is seen on a table while people celebrate the preview results during the Democratic Primary election party in New York, June 24, 2014. Rangel won his Democratic primary on Tuesday, successfully fighting off one of the most serious challenges of his four-decade career in Congress and paving the way for him to serve a 23rd term in office. REUTERS/Eduardo Munoz (UNITED STATESPOLITICS ELECTIONS - Tags: POLITICS ELECTIONS TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY)

U.S. Representative Charles Rangel beats out primary challenge

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Congressman Charles Rangel of New York declared victory in his Democratic primary election on Tuesday, after facing one of the most serious challenges of a four-decade career as he tried to win a 23rd term in Congress in November. (REUTERS)


Here's a look at his colorful career.

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