Not A Care In The World? Charlie Rangel’s Birthday Celebration

1||August 11, 2010: New York Democrat Charlie Rangel celebrates his 80th birthday at the Plaza Hotel, with cake, dancing, and few shows of concern for the ongoing investigation into whether he committed ethics violations. Here are some pictures from the event, which featured New York political stars like Kirsten Gillibrand, Michael Bloomberg, Andrew Cuomo, David Paterson and oh so many more…||Newscom/UPI&&

2||Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand (D-NY) and Rangel. ||Newscom/UPI&&

3||Democratic candidate for New York governor Andrew Cuomo, Rangel, and current New York Gov. David Paterson (D). ||Newscom/UPI&&

4||Rangel embraces Dionne Warwick, who performed a few songs at the party, including “That’s What Friends Are For.” ||Newscom/UPI&&

5||Rangel, Rev. Al Sharpton, and Paterson.||Newscom/SPN&&

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8||Sen. Chuck Schumer (D-NY)||Newscom/SPN&&

9||Videos from the event can be found here. ||Newscom/UPI&&