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Congressman Michael Grimm speaks to the media prior to a meeting regarding the Sandy aid bill with Speaker of the House John Boehner on Jan. 2, 2013 on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC. (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)

House Ethics Committee Won’t Probe Rep. Grimm’s Threat On Reporter

The House Ethics Committee has decided to hold off on reviewing an incident in which U.S. Rep. Michael Grimm (R-N.Y.) threatened to harm a New York news reporter in the U.S. Capitol.

06/25/2014

Rep. Michael Grimm (R-NY, 11th District) walks out of Brooklyn Federal Court after being indicted on 20 counts on April 28, 2014. .  (Photo by Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

House Ethics Committee Puts Aside Probe Of Rep. Grimm So DOJ Can Proceed

The House Ethics Committee has decided to put a probe of U.S. Rep. Michael Grimm (R-N.Y.), so the Department of Justice can proceed with its own investigation.

05/23/2014

Rep. Michael Grimm speaks to the media on April 28, 2014. (credit: Juliet Papa/1010 WINS)

Staten Island Rep. Michael Grimm Pleads Not Guilty To 20-Count Indictment

Rep. Michael Grimm has vowed to stay in office after he pleaded not guilty Monday to a 20-count federal indictment that includes charges of mail fraud, wire fraud and tax fraud.

04/28/2014

Congressman Michael Grimm speaks to the media prior to a meeting regarding the Sandy aid bill with Speaker of the House John Boehner on Jan. 2, 2013 on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC. (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Experts: Criminal Charges Would Complicate Election Year For Rep. Grimm

The attorney representing Republican U.S. Rep. Michael Grimm maintains that the congressman has done nothing wrong but says he’s not surprised his client is facing criminal charges from federal prosecutors.

04/26/2014

Rep. Michael Grimm (Credit: Charles Norfleet/
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Prosecutors To File Charges Against Rep. Michael Grimm For Alleged Campaign Finance Violations

The House Ethics Committee announced in 2012 that Grimm was under investigation for possible campaign finance violations. That committee said it would defer its inquiry because of a separate Department of Justice investigation.

04/25/2014

Rep. Charles Rangel (credit: MANDEL NGAN/AFP/Getty Images)

Rangel Sues To Overturn Censure By U.S. House

U.S. Rep. Charles Rangel (D-N.Y.) has filed a lawsuit to overturn his censure.

04/22/2013

Representative Michael Grimm (credit:grimm.house.gov)

House Ethics Committee Probes Staten Island U.S. Rep. Michael Grimm

U.S. Rep. Michael Grimm (R-N.Y.) of Staten Island was under fire from the House Ethics Committee Monday night.

11/26/2012

Representative Michael Grimm (credit:grimm.house.gov)

Rep. Grimm Under Investigation By House Ethics Committee For Campaign Finance Violations

According to the committee, the Staten Island Republican may have violated campaign finance laws by soliciting and accepting prohibited contributions. That may have led to false information being included in campaign finance reports, the committee said.

11/26/2012

Rep. Charles Rangel (credit: Getty Images)

Charles Rangel Files Papers For 2012 Re-Election

Democratic Rep. Charles Rangel, 80, plans to run despite his November conviction on several House ethics charges.

02/16/2011

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Rangel Establishes Legal Defense Fund

Rep. Charles Rangel has established a defense fund that will allow supporters to contribute up to $5,000 a year to help pay his legal bills.

12/28/2010

Charlie Rangel at Censure Hearing  (Chip Somodevilla/Getty)

Censured Rep. Rangel Says He Still Loves Congress

Censured U.S. Rep. Charles Rangel returned to his home turf in the city’s Harlem neighborhood on Saturday, saying he still loves Congress.

12/04/2010

Charles Rangel Speaks at Censure Hearing Dec. 2 (MANDEL NGAN/AFP/Getty Images)

House Votes To Censure Rep. Charlie Rangel

The House voted to censure Charlie Rangel for ethical violations. Censure is the second most serious punishment Congress can hand out — one step short of expulsion.

12/02/2010

Rep. Charles Rangel (credit: Getty Images)

Rangel Asks Supporters To Call Capitol Switchboard

In an extraordinary plea, Rep. Charles Rangel of New York asked supporters Wednesday to call the Capitol switchboard and urge their representatives to oppose a resolution to censure him.

12/01/2010

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Rangel Wants Censure Penalty Lightened

The House ethics committee voted 9-1 on Nov. 18 to recommend a censure of the 80-year-old Democrat from Harlem.

11/29/2010

Rep. Charlie Rangel, D-N.Y. is seen on Capitol Hill in Washington, Monday, Nov. 15, 2010, before the start of the House Committee on Standards of Official Conduct hearing, where as he faces 13 separate counts of violating House ethics rules. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)

Rep. Rangel: I Have Not Been Treated Fairly

The 80-year-old Democrat from Harlem wants his punishment for ethics violations downgraded to a reprimand, according to congressional and nongovernment sources in touch with Rangel.

11/28/2010

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