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Ethics Committee recommends censure for Rangel

The House ethics committee on Thursday recommended censure for longtime Rep. Charles Rangel, suggesting that the New York Democrat suffer the embarrassment of standing...

Rangel convicted on 11 ethics violations

Rep. Charles Rangel, once one of the most influential House members, was convicted Tuesday on 11 counts of breaking ethics rules and now faces...

Rangel walks, ethics committee balks

Once one of the most powerful members of Congress, veteran Rep. Charles Rangel of New York was reduced Monday to pleading with colleagues for...

Rangel walks out on trial after delaying tactic fails

Denied his plea for a delay, Rep. Charles Rangel walked out of his ethics trial Monday, leaving the ethics committee's top lawyer to cite...

Rangel’s ethics trial begins

Rep. Charles Rangel of New York headed the House's tax-writing committee but acknowledged shortchanging the Internal Revenue Service on his own tax bill. Now,...

Congressmen probed in pay-for-votes scheme

House investigators have recommended that three lawmakers be further investigated to determine whether political contributions were improperly linked to votes on the huge financial...

The case against Maxine Waters

The House ethics committee on Monday announced three counts of alleged ethics violations against California Democrat Maxine Waters, including a charge that she requested...

Democrats: Corruption? What corruption?

Democratic leaders say they've emptied the swamp of congressional corruption. Never mind the ethics trials to come for two longtime party members. "Drain the swamp...

Pelosi ‘out of the loop’ in Rangel probe

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi says she's "out of the loop" in the House ethics committee's investigation of fellow Democratic Rep. Charles Rangel. Rangel — a...

Maxine Waters: Another ethics mess for Democrats

A second House Democrat, Rep. Maxine Waters of California, could face an ethics trial this fall, further complicating the election outlook for the party...