Charles Rangel

Reps. Charles Rangel and Maxine Waters have more than just financial scandal in common as they face career-threatening charges before the House ethics committee.

From LATimes.com: A House panel is preparing to accuse Rep. Maxine Waters of at least one ethics violation in her efforts to help a bank with ties to her husband, and the longtime Los Angeles Democrat plans to fight the charges in a House trial, according to a source familiar with the case. The allegations […]

From hiphopandpolitics.wordpress.com: by Kevin Powell And the drama of Congressman Charlie Rangel continues to unfold with 13 charges of misconduct, even as I type this essay: Mr. Rangel faces a range of accusations stemming from his accepting four rent-stabilized apartments, to misusing his office to preserve a tax loophole worth half a billion dollars for […]

WASHINGTON — The leader of the Congressional Black Caucus warned fellow Democrats on Monday against rushing to judgment and pressuring New York Democrat Charles Rangel to admit ethical misdeeds.

From NYDailyNews.com: Rep. Charlie Rangel toned it down a little Friday but remained defiant, saying ethics accusations against him are painful, but he’s sticking around to defend himself despite the heat.

FROM WashingtonPost.com: The House ethics committee is preparing to conduct what to amounts to a trial for former House Ways and Means Committee Chairman Charlie Rangel (D-N.Y.).