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This May 18, 1931, file photo shows boxer Jack Johnson, the first black world heavyweight champion, striking a pose. Lawmakers are going another round in their fight to get a posthumous presidential pardon for Johnson, who was imprisoned nearly a century ago because of his romantic ties with a white woman.  (AP Photo)

New York Rep. Peter King Makes Another Run At Pardon For Boxer Jack Johnson

New York Rep. Peter King and Arizona Sen. John McCain plan to reintroduce a congressional resolution urging a pardon for boxer Jack Johnson.

02/21/2011

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

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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. Charles Rangel (credit: Getty Images)

Some Residents Say Rep. Rangel Should Go

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.

11/19/2010

Rep. Charles Rangel (credit: Getty Images)

Ethics Panel Recommends Censure For Rangel

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.

11/18/2010

Rep. Charles Rangel, D-N.Y. walks out of the Committee on Standards of Official Conduct's adjudicatory hearing into his alleged ethics violations, on Capitol Hill in Washington, Monday, Nov. 15, 2010, as the committee went into executive session to consider allowing Rangel time to retain an attorney. (AP Photo/Cliff Owen)

Punishment Phase For Rangel Set For Thursday

Rangel, who has been without a defense team for weeks, can waive the hearing and ask the committee to deliberate his punishment.

11/17/2010

US Representative Charles Rangel (D-NY) speaks during a House Standards of Official Conduct (Ethics) Committee hearing on alleged ethics violations on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC, November 15, 2010. AFP PHOTO / Saul LOEB/Getty Images

Rep. Rangel Found Guilty, But Fires Back

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.

11/16/2010

Rep. Charles Rangel, D-N.Y. walks out of the Committee on Standards of Official Conduct's adjudicatory hearing into his alleged ethics violations, on Capitol Hill in Washington, Monday, Nov. 15, 2010, as the committee went into executive session to consider allowing Rangel time to retain an attorney. (AP Photo/Cliff Owen)

Rangel Walks Out Of His Own Ethics Trial

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…

11/15/2010

Rep. Charlie Rangel (Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Report: Rangel Used PAC Money To Pay Lawyers

Congressman Charlie Rangel’s house ethics trial will begin on Monday, but the Harlem representative might have more trouble brewing.

11/14/2010

Rep. Charles Rangel

Rangel Wins Primary Despite Ethics Charges

Voters have given embattled Harlem Rep. Charles Rangel another chance even though he faces more than a dozen ethics charges in Congress.

09/14/2010

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 In Grudge Match With Legendary Harlem Predecessor’s Son

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.

09/09/2010

Rep. Charles Rangel, D-NY, attends a memorial service for the late Pennsylvania Rep. John Murtha in Statuary Hall on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC, on March 3, 2010. (credit: JEWEL SAMAD/AFP/Getty Images)

Rangel ‘Not Very’ Optimistic About A Deal

Democratic Rep. Charles Rangel says he is not very optimistic that he will avoid a House trial on ethics violations.

CBS 2–08/09/2010

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