Rep. Charles Rangel, D-N.Y. appears before the House Ethics Committee,  on Capitol Hill in Washington, Thursday, Nov. 18, 2010. Rep. Peter Welch, D-Vt. is at left. (AP Photo/Harry Hamburg)

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Rep. Charles Rangel, D-N.Y. appears before the House Ethics Committee, on Capitol Hill in Washington, Thursday, Nov. 18, 2010. Rep. Peter Welch, D-Vt. is at left. (AP Photo/Harry Hamburg)