Rep. Charles B. Rangel, New York Democrat and longtime Hillary Rodham Clinton booster, said there was "no question" that the email scandal had hurt her. "Opinions by most Americas are not about issues but [if] you like the person. That's what she's working on. I know she's trying," he said, shaking his head. "I know she's trying." (Associated Press)
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.
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)
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Rep. Zoe Lofgren, California Democrat, who chaired the ethics panel that judged Rep. Charles B. Rangel, New York Democrat, heads for a news conference Tuesday on Capitol Hill to announce a guilty verdict on 11 of 13 charges.
Rep. Charles B. Rangel of New York stays upbeat Tuesday. He was found guilty on 11 of 13 charges considered by a House ethics subcommittee. He did not cooperate with a hearing on failure to report income, improper use of an apartment for campaigning and other allegations.
** FILE ** Rep. Charlie Rangel, D-N.Y. speaks on Capitol Hill in Washington, Monday, Nov. 15, 2010, during the House Committee on Standards of Official Conduct hearing as he faces charges of violating House ethics rules. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
Rep. Charles B. Rangel, New York Democrat, his wife, Alma, and supporters toast his victory in the congressional primary Tuesday in New York. Mr. Rangel, a 20-term congressman facing 13 ethics charges, was challenged by four other Democrats, most notably Assemblyman Adam Clayton Powell IV.
Rep. Charles Rangel, D-N.Y. his wife Alma and supporters toast his victory in the congressional primary, Tuesday, Sept. 14, 2010 in New York. Rangel, a 20-term congressman battling 13 ethics charges, was challenged by four other Democrats, most notably Assemblyman Adam Clayton Powell 4th. (AP Photo/Stephen Chernin)