Sen. Schumer donates $10,000 to Rep. Rangel's campaign

07/20/2010 | Hill, The

Sen. Charles Schumer, D-N.Y., has donated $10,000 to the troubled campaign of Rep. Charles Rangel, D-N.Y., an unusual move that analysts believe shows Schumer's faith in Rangel's political survival. Slightly less than half of Rangel's constituents approve of his job performance, according to a recent poll by Public Policy Polling, and less than 40% say they would vote for him in a primary.

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