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Rep. Charles Rangel

Dec 28, 2010

Rangel establishes legal defense fund

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Rep. Charles Rangel has established a defense fund that will allow supporters to help pay his legal bills. The New York Democrat still owes money to his former lawyers ...

Dec 3, 2010

Rangel has swagger back after House censure

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Charles Rangel has his swagger back, but not his power. The 40-year congressional veteran on Thursday became the 23rd House member in the nation's history to be censured for misconduct.

Dec 1, 2010

House close to voting on Rangel censure resolution

WASHINGTON, D.C. — The House is close to deciding whether one of its most senior veterans, Charles Rangel of New York, should have to stand in front of his colleagues and be censured for ethical misconduct.

Nov 29, 2010

Rangel wants censure penalty lightened

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Rep. Charles Rangel wants to tell House colleagues that censures are for corrupt politicians and he's not one of them. The House ethics committee voted 9-1 on Nov. 18 to recommend a censure ...

Nov 18, 2010

Ethics chief counsel recommends censure for Rangel

WASHINGTON, D.C. — The House ethics committee's chief counsel recommended Thursday that veteran Rep. Charles Rangel be censured for financial and fundraising misconduct as lawmakers neared closure on an embarrassing 2½-year-long scandal.

Nov 17, 2010

Punishment phase for Rangel set for Thursday

WASHINGTON, D.C. — It took House investigators 2½ years and a jury of congressional peers two days to conclude Rep. Charles Rangel of New York violated House rules. A decision on his punishment will be much quicker.

Nov 16, 2010

House ethics panel: Rep. Rangel violated rules

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Rep. Charles Rangel, once one of the most influential House members, was convicted Tuesday on 11 counts of breaking ethics rules and now faces punishment. The veteran New York lawmaker immediately denounced the verdict as unfair.

Nov 15, 2010

Colleagues deny Rangel’s plea for delay in trial

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Rep. Charles Rangel walked out of his ethics trial Monday after a House ethics panel denied his request to delay it, and the ethics committee's top lawyer urged lawmakers to push toward a decision in the case.

Oct 26, 2010

Rangel without lawyer, ethics trial date uncertain

WASHINGTON, D.C. — The scheduled Nov. 15 start of Rep. Charles Rangel’s ethics trial is in jeopardy, because the former Ways and Means Committee chairman no longer has a defense team.

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