Rep Charles Rangel
New York Rep. Peter King and Arizona Sen. John McCain plan to reintroduce a congressional resolution urging a pardon for boxer Jack Johnson.
Democratic Rep. Charles Rangel, 80, plans to run despite his November conviction on several House ethics charges.
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.
Censured U.S. Rep. Charles Rangel returned to his home turf in the city’s Harlem neighborhood on Saturday, saying he still loves Congress.
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.
The House ethics committee voted 9-1 on Nov. 18 to recommend a censure of the 80-year-old Democrat from Harlem.
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.
The House ethics committee’s chief counsel has recommended that Rep. Charles Rangel be censured in connection with a finding that he engaged in improper financial and fundraising conduct.
Rangel, who has been without a defense team for weeks, can waive the hearing and ask the committee to deliberate his punishment.
Even though he just won re-election to a 21st term, Rep. Charles Rangel’s conviction was not only a blow to his career, but another setback for Democrats who lost control of the House in the midterm elections.
When Rep. Charles Rangel walked out of his own ethics trial on Monday some people thought he was crazy. But it may turn out that he was crazy like a fox…
Congressman Charlie Rangel’s house ethics trial will begin on Monday, but the Harlem representative might have more trouble brewing.
Voters have given embattled Harlem Rep. Charles Rangel another chance even though he faces more than a dozen ethics charges in Congress.
Congressman Charles Rangel’s trial on 13 ethics charges could take place before the Nov. 2 general election. But he goes into next week’s New York Democratic primary with a 20-to-1 financial advantage.
Democratic Rep. Charles Rangel says he is not very optimistic that he will avoid a House trial on ethics violations.