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Jun 27, 2018

Dear Neighbor,

Thank you for voting in the June 26th Democratic Primary for Congress. Your vote, no matter who you voted for, was important.

I deeply appreciate the overwhelming support I received in the Primary so I can continue working for you as your Democratic Member of Congress.

As your Member of Congress, I will continue my fight for equal rights for all; for affordable, quality health care; to protect and improve... read more ››

Jun 26, 2018
U.S. Rep Eliot Engel and candidate Jonathan Lewis talk about the 16th Congressional district race. Mark Vergari, mvergari@lohud.com

It isn't clear if Republicans will run a candidate for the seat in November.

EASTCHESTER – U.S. Rep. Eliot Engel buried three challengers on his way to a landslide win in Tuesday's 16th District Democratic Party primary.

Engel categorized his runaway victory as a continuation of an anti-Donald Trump blue wave that previously netted local landslide wins for Westchester County Executive George Latimer and New York State Sen.... read more ››

Jun 26, 2018

Incumbent Eliot Engel won his Democratic primary in a landslide by beating his nearest competitor by almost a 60 percent margin.read more ››

Jun 26, 2018

(VIDEO) - Incumbent Eliot Engel has won the Democratic nomination for New York's 16th congressional district. Engel defeated several challengers, including local businessman Jonathan Lewis.

Engel has represented the district since 2013read more ››

Apr 18, 2018

New York—Congressman Eliot Engel has been named the #1 most effective Democratic lawmaker in the U.S. House of Representatives by the Center for Effective Lawmaking.

“Congressman Engel is a champion of effective Lawmaking,” the Center wrote. “The Center for Effective Lawmaking commends Congressman Engel on his hard work to improve efficiency in Congress!” Engel ranked first among all Democrats in the House during the 114th Congress.... read more ››

Apr 13, 2018

Westchester, NY—Congressman Eliot L. Engel, the top Democrat on the House Foreign Affairs Committee, has written a letter to U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin requesting that the Treasury Department take action to adjust U.S. tariffs to better help small businesses in NY-16, including Ball Chain Manufacturing Company in Mount Vernon, New York. Engel has worked closely with Ball Chain Manufacturing President Bill Taubner to help craft... read more ››

Apr 12, 2018

Congressman Eliot L. Engel, a top member on the House Energy and Commerce Committee, has signed a discharge petition to bring legislation protecting Special Counsel Mueller to the floor. H.R. 3654, the Special Counsel Independence Protection Act, would ensure that any step to remove a special counsel from office must first be approved by a panel of federal judges. Engel is a cosponsor of the bill.

“President Trump’s consistent attacks... read more ››

Apr 12, 2018

Washington D.C.—Congressman Eliot L. Engel (NY-16) and Congressman Steve Stivers (OH-15) today reintroduced the Quality Care for Moms and Babies Act, a bipartisan bill that will allow us to better track Medicaid and the Children’s Health Insurance Program’s (CHIP) performances in caring for American mothers and infants.

Rates of maternal mortality have fallen worldwide in recent years but, shockingly, have risen in the United States.... read more ››

Apr 6, 2018

Washington D.C.—Congressman Eliot L. Engel, a top member on the House Energy and Commerce Committee, issued the following statement calling for the resignation or firing of EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt:

“It is long past time for Scott Pruitt to resign or be terminated from his post as Administrator of the EPA.

“When Mr. Pruitt was nominated, I called him a ‘dangerous and unacceptable choice to lead the EPA’ because his past... read more ››

Apr 6, 2018

Westchester, NY—Congressman Eliot L. Engel, a top Democrat on the House Energy and Commerce Committee, today attended a roundtable on Alzheimer’s research hosted by Burke Rehabilitation Hospital and the Alzheimer’s Association. Engel detailed his efforts to improve care for patients with Alzheimer’s disease through his Palliative Care and Hospice Education and Training Act (H.R. 1676) and his longtime support for robust medical research... read more ››