Rep. Charles Rangel (file)

Rangel Packs ‘Em In At B-Day Bash, Breathes Sigh Of Relief

Despite a growing political scandal, about 800 people attended the birthday bash for embattled Congressman Charles Rangel at The Plaza Hotel on Wednesday night.


US Rep. Charles Rangel (D-NY) returns to his office from a vote at the US Capitol in Washington, DC, on July, 29, 2010. (credit: JIM WATSON/AFP/Getty Images)

Rangel Throwing B-Day Bash, But Who Will Show?

It was supposed to be a huge birthday fund-raising blowout for Congressman Rangel’s 80th. Instead, as CBS 2’s Magee Hickey reports, it’s turning into a huge embarrassment for the troubled Harlem Democrat.