Charles B. Rangel

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  • Rangel's response is reprehensible

    Never in the history of the republic have so many Americans been insulted by so few, namely elected members of the House. The day that shall live in infamy is Dec. 2, 2010.


  • Political Scene

    A nonprofit group has complained to the Federal Election Commission that censured Democratic Rep. Charles B. Rangel of New York improperly paid legal bills from a political action committee.


  • Rep. Charles B. Rangel, New York Democrat, waves as he leaves after speaking to the media in the Capitol after being censured by the House on Thursday. The vote was 333-79 for censure, which carries a stigma, though no other official loss of privileges. (AP Photo)

    Rangel: House censure 'embarrassing and painful'

    Rep. Charles B. Rangel, New York Democrat, said Sunday that being punished by Congress has been an "embarrassing and painful experience."


  • Political Scene

    Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton knows how to try to get a laugh from a public embarrassment.


  • Rep. Charles Rangel, D-N.Y., listens to House ethics committee chairman Rep. Zoe Lofgren, D-Calif., as she reads the punishment from the committee on Capitol Hill in Washington, Thursday, Nov. 18, 2010. The committee recommended censure for Rangel, suggesting that the New York Democrat suffer the embarrassment of standing before his colleagues while receiving an oral rebuke by the speaker for financial and fundraising misconduct. (AP Photo/Harry Hamburg)(AP Photo/Harry Hamburg)

    Divided House votes to censure Rangel

    Acknowledging they were breaking new ground, deeply divided House lawmakers voted Thursday to censure Rep. Charles B. Rangel for breaking tax laws and House rules, saying Congress needed to live up to Speaker Nancy Pelosi's pledge to be open, honest and ethical.


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CHASTENED: Rep. Charles B. Rangel, New York Democrat, speaks to the media after being censured by the House for 11 ethics violations, mostly related to his efforts to raise funds for the Charles B. Rangel Center for Public Policy.

    Divided House votes to censure Rangel on ethics

    Acknowledging they were breaking new ground, deeply divided House lawmakers voted Thursday to censure Rep. Charles B. Rangel for breaking tax laws and House rules, saying Congress needed to live up to Speaker Nancy Pelosi's pledge to be open, honest and ethical.


  • Political Scene

    In a year when Republicans won big victories in midterm elections across the nation, California Democrats made a clean sweep of eight statewide contests on Nov. 2.


  • WILLIAMS: Rangel should leave Congress on own terms

    'Tis the holiday season - a time to reflect on all that we have been blessed with here in America. And with those blessings, also the great responsibilities bestowed upon us, each according to the role our Creator has endowed. That paragon of virtues, the U.S. House of Representatives, will return to complete its unfinished business soon.


  • Rep. Charles Rangel, New York Democrat, speaks before the House Ethics Committee, on Capitol Hill in Washington, Thursday, Nov. 18, 2010. (AP Photo/Harry Hamburg)

    House panel's chief counsel seeks censure for Rangel

    The chief counsel for the House Ethics Committee Thursday recommended that New York Democratic Rep. Charles B. Rangel be censured after the panel concluded he was guilty of 11 violations of House rules regarding financial reporting, use of official resources and fund-raising.


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