This morning Mayor Bill de Blasio held a press conference at The Sugar Hill Project, an affordable housing project under construction on West 155th Street in Sugar Hill. Congressional District 13 primary rivals Congressman Charles B. Rangel and New York State Senator Adriano Espaillat were among the many elected officials joining the mayor. The Sugar Hill Project is in the 13th Congressional District.
Update #2 – Congressional District 13:
We look at the 13th Congressional District primary-related portions of the press conference, including my question to Mayor de Blasio of whether he plans to endorse a candidate in the race:
We spoke separately, and exclusively, with Congressman Rangel and Senator Espaillat.
I began by asking Congressman Rangel how the race, with barely two weeks remaining, is shaping up:
I began by asking Senator Espaillat whether he expects the controversy over Congressman Rangel’s comment to continue: