Critics have charged that House Speaker John Boehner ignored protocol by inviting Netanyahu without first consulting the president and that the speech opens the Capitol up to Israeli politics.
U.S. Rep. Charles Rangel (D-N.Y.) has filed a lawsuit to overturn his censure.
In a statement released Tuesday night, the 81-year-old Rangel made it official, putting to rest rumors that he would step aside. He’s been a political mainstay in Harlem since 1971.
Community leaders are demanding the creation of a congressional district in New York that would represent the city’s Latino community.
One of Congress’ most likable veterans, Rep. Charles Rangel, would become the 23rd House member in the nation’s history to be censured if the House goes along with a recommendation of its ethics committee.
Rangel’s fall from grace came in the very space he built a legacy, in the halls of Congress, where colleagues called him out for corruption.
Rangel faces 13 ethics violations and could be expelled.
There were major problems at the polls on primary day in New York and it’s all connected to the debut of the state’s new electronic voting machines.
A number of high profile races — including the Republican primary for governor and Democratic nomination for attorney general will be decided Tuesday.
In a televised debate with Democratic primary rivals Thursday, Rangel went out of his way to praise the President.
Rep. Charles Rangel has shot back at President Obama’s recent comment that he “end his career with dignity.”
Another political bombshell has hit the House, as New Yorkers are learning about the latest in the Charlie Rangel ethics investigation.
It seemed like Congress threw the book at Rep. Charlie Rangel on Thursday. It turns out, it only seemed that way.
NEW YORK — The pressure on Harlem congressman Charlie Rangel to settle his ethics probe has been intense, and sources told CBS 2 on Wednesday that the embattled politician is close to striking a deal.