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House censures Rep. Rangel

House censures Rep. Rangel

The U.S. House of Representatives voted to censure 20-term Democratic Rep. Charles Rangel after the ethics committee found he violated House rules.


Bracing for punishment, Rangel makes a plea

After the House ethics panel's chief counsel backs censure for improper financial and fundraising conduct, N.Y. Dem asks for "a drop of fairness."


Rangel guilty of ethics violations

Rangel guilty of ethics violations

A House ethics subcommittee has found longtime Democratic Rep. Charlie Rangel guilty on multiple violations of House rules. The subcommittee, according to California Democratic Rep. Zoe Lofgren, the ethics committee chairwoman, found "clear and convincing" evidence of guilt on 11 of 12 counts, including failing to pay taxes on a home in the Dominican Republic, misuse of a rent-controlled apartment for political purposes and improper use of government mail service and letterhead.


House ethics trial opens for Charles Rangel

Rep. Charles Rangel of New York headed the House s tax-writing committee but acknowledged shortchanging the Internal Revenue ...


Top Dems rally around Rep. Rangel at NY fundraiser

New York's Democratic political establishment came out in force for embattled US Rep. Charles Rangel on Wednesday, packing a sold-out fundraiser to praise Rangel's service to the city and state over a 40-year career recently tainted by ...


Rangel says he's not quitting despite ethics case

New York Democrat Charles Rangel says he's not resigning, despite 13 charges of ethical wrongdoing. In a rambling floor speech Tuesday, Rangel told colleagues: "I am not going away." The former Ways and Means Committee chairman pleaded ...


Democrats call on Rangel to resign

Democrats call on Rangel to resign

Calls for Rep. Charlie Rangel's resignation rained down on Capitol Hill late Friday from House Democrats who said the lawmaker showed a disregard for the rules and undermined the public's confidence in Congress.


Rangel charged with 13 ethics violations

Rangel charged with 13 ethics violations

A settlement appears unlikely at this point, and a trial could come as early as September, creating a headache for Democrats before the midterm election.

A House panel on Thursday accused New York Rep. Charles B.


Panel Charges Rep. Charles Rangel With Ethics Violations

House investigative panel announces multiple ethics charges against the New York Dem who stepped down as chairman of the House Ways and Means Committee for separate charges in March.Hitchhiker's Guide to Rangel CaseConfidence in Congress Hits New Low


Ethics panel finds Rangel broke rules

Rep. Charles Rangel, the influential chairman of the Ways and Means Committee, was publicly admonished by the House ethics panel Thursday for taking trips to the Caribbean that were paid for by private corporations.


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