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Pastor New to Harlem Takes Rangel On

posted on June 16, 2014

The New York Times’ Kia Gregory reports on the Rev. Michael Walrond Jr.’s primary challenge to incumbent Rep. Charles Rangel. While Walrond has no past political experience and limited name recognition in the district, he believes that his experience as a pastor and community leader makes him the best person to represent the district in Congress. He said, “It’s hard to be distant when every day you have to meet people’s real needs on the ground. It grounds you differently.

Read at The New York Times