Charles Rangel

New York — Rep. Charles Rangel (D-N.Y.) wants the House to issue a formal reprimand — rather than the more serious censure — as his punishment for violating ethics rules.

Roland Martin appears in The Situation Room with Leslie Sanchez and host Wolf Blitzer to discuss Charles Rangel being found guilty by a House subcommittee for ethics violations.

WASHINGTON (AP) — An eight-member House ethics panel found Democratic Rep. Charles Rangel in violation of 11 congressional rules.

Embattled Rep. Charles Rangel prevailed in a crowded Democratic primary Tuesday, with voters in his New York City district signaling they are willing to stand by the 40-year House veteran despite more than a dozen ethics charges pending against him.

It was a gentle but unmistakable nudge President Obama gave Representative Charles B. Rangel recently, suggesting in an interview three weeks ago that Mr. Rangel, 80, should retire to “end his career with dignity.”

As the New York City mosque controversy continues to brew, Harlem congressional candidate Adam Clayton Powell IV makes his position firm in this MSNBC appearance. He believes disallowing the mosque is the equivalent of racial profiling.

New York’s Democratic political establishment came out in force for embattled U.S. Rep. Charles Rangel on Wednesday, packing a sold-out fundraiser to praise Rangel’s service to the city and state over a 40-year career recently tainted by ethics charges.

Charles Rangel throws a lavish birthday party. New York’s Democratic elite showered love and cash Wednesday night on scandal-soaked Rep. Charles Rangel at a lavish 80th birthday party fund-raiser.

WASHINGTON — A combative Rep. Charles Rangel told the House Tuesday he’s not resigning despite 13 charges of wrongdoing and demanded the ethics committee not leave him “swinging in the wind.”