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Rangel Ethics

Rangel Makes Announcement About His Political Future

Posted 03.21.2012 | New York

Congressman Charles Rangel, who was convicted on 11 counts of breaking ethics rules in 2010, formally announced he will be seeking his 22nd term. T...

Sunday Roundup

Arianna Huffington | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Arianna Huffington

This week, Facebook unveiled its potential "email killer" -- a new messaging service that combines IM, SMS, and e-mail in a single inbox -- and Tony Parker found out that the misuse of his current messaging service was a "marriage killer." In politics, messages of a different kind were sent from George Soros to the White House ("You gotta man up!"), from the House Ethics Committee to Charlie Rangel ("You gotta pay your taxes, man!"), and from the new GOP majority to America's unemployed ("We don't care if it's almost Christmas, no benefits extension for you!"). But the week's buzziest story centered on a software engineer's showdown with TSA security screeners when he refused to submit to a full-body scan or enhanced pat-down search. As put upon travelers across America encounter the newest Thanksgiving tradition -- having your junk groped for the holidays -- in a cave far, far away, are bin Laden and al-Zawahiri exchanging high-fives?

No Tears for Charlie Rangel

Dan Collins | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Dan Collins

The political icon from New York is not only acting like a guilty man, he's acting like a crazy guilty man.

Sorry, Charlie

Ron Christie | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Ron Christie

It is unfair when elected officials forget that it is We The People they were elected to serve. Following a distinguished career, Charlie Rangel's presence now tarnishes, rather than enhances the electoral body in which he serves.

Michael McCaul, Congressman Overseeing Charlie Rangel Ethics Trial, Has Own Financial Problems

Roll Call | Jennifer Yachnin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Rep. Michael McCaul, one of the richest Members of Congress, appears to have failed to fully disclose dozens of stock transactions worth millions of d...

Today's Front Pages: August 11

Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

The talk of the town....

House's Top Democratic Cop Promises To 'Vigorously' Investigate Ethics Charges Against Fellows Dems

The New York Times | Eric Lipton | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Representative Zoe Lofgren's introduction to malfeasance in Washington came nearly four decades ago when she was a 26-year-old House aid...

Roy Sekoff On 'Ed Show': How GOP's Embrace Of Tea Party Is Like Dating A Hot Guy With Issues

Huff TV | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Huff TV

HuffPost editor Roy Sekoff appeared on "The Ed Show" Wednesday night to discuss the Democratic National Committee's new push to tie the tea party move...

Lucia Graves

Hoyer: Rangel Ethics Flap Proves Ethics Process Is Working | Lucia Graves | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The impending ethics hearing of Rep. Charles Rangel is evidence that the ethics process is working, House Majority Leader Steny Hoyer said Tuesday at ...

Rangel Ethics Investigation Enters Third Year

Roll Call | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

It has been 728 days since Rep. Charlie Rangel publicly appealed for an ethics investigation into his own actions. He's still awaiting the outcome. T...

Troubled Rangel's Seat Eyed By Potential Successors | MICHAEL BARBARO | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

Representative Charles B. Rangel's decision to relinquish the coveted chairmanship of the House Ways and Means Committee has raised a once-unthinkable...

Pete Stark: Charlie Rangel Successor As House Ways And Means Committee Chair

Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Rep. Pete Stark (D-Calif.) will temporarily take the House Ways and Means Committee chairmanship vacated Wednesday morning by Rep. Charlie Rangel (D-N...

HuffPost's Congressional Ethics Clock: How Long Will Rangel, Ensign Probes Take?

Huffington Post | Marcus Baram | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

In the wake of the scandal involving disgraced lobbyist Jack Abramoff, congressional leaders vowed two years ago to get tough on ethics violations. Th...

Rangel Is Frayed But Defiant, Despite Ethics Questions | RAYMOND HERNANDEZ and JIM RUTENBERG | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

As an ethics investigation into his financial dealings continues, Mr. Rangel's once-considerable clout is diminished and his spirits are often gloomy,...

House Ethics Committee Opens 15 New Cases Of Alleged Misconduct By Lawmakers

The Hill | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The House ethics committee has started investigating 15 new cases of alleged misconduct so far this year while probing 11 cases held over from last ye...

Sam Stein

Pelosi On Rangel: "I Don't Foresee" Him Losing Committee Post | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The fate of Rep. Charlie Rangel as chair of the powerful Ways and Means Committee currently rests in the hands of the House Ethics Committee, which is...