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The Democratic Party is battling scandals from New York to San Diego and from city hall to Capitol Hill, as the party finds itself on the defensive over embarrassing lapses ranging from sexual misconduct to multiple scandals ensnaring the Obama administration.
For President Obama, this is the summer of his discontent. Rep. Charles B. Rangel, New York Democrat, a reliable supporter of the president, has had enough. He recently said: "In Watergate, Sen. [Howard] Baker said it all; everybody uses this: 'What did he know, and when did he know it?'"
Congress is on a break this week, so here's some more of the whoppers that came out of lawmakers' mouths last week.
New York Rep. Charlie Rangel appeared on MSNBC this morning to opine about the assault weapons ban getting dropped from the Senate gun-control bill.
When his phone rings late at night, Lanny Davis tells us, it could be someone such as Martha Stewart, Rep. Charles B. Rangel, former Sen. Trent Lott or the CEO of Royal Caribbean Cruise Lines. Or it could be Gene Upshaw of the NFL's Players Association, Washington Redskins owner Dan Snyder or Penn State President Rodney Erickson.
Voting on bills and resolutions is a member of Congress' most basic duty, but only 10 of its current 535 lawmakers represented their constituents on every vote last session.
Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal has secured his place in the Republican rush to redefine the party, pacify conservatives and scoop up Libertarians, Hispanics and disgruntled Democrats as 2016 glimmers in the distance.
Disgraced Rep. Charles B. Rangel had no qualms about ripping into President Obama Thursday for the commander in chief's dwindling Cabinet diversity.
OWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — An Iowa Board of Regents member worked behind the scenes to create a university institute honoring her husband, Democratic Sen. Tom Harkin, and then pushed for its approval before two of the couple's allies left the board, according to an email obtained by The Associated Press.