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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.

Rangel Without Lawyer, Possibly Delaying Ethics Trial

AP | LARRY MARGASAK | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — The scheduled Nov. 15 start of Rep. Charles Rangel's ethics trial is in jeopardy, because the former Ways and Means Committee chair...

Rangel, Waters Trial Dates Split Ethics Panel Along Party Lines

AP | LARRY MARGASAK | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — The House ethics committee split along party lines Tuesday as Republicans demanded pre-election trials for two prominent Democrats,...

Charlie Rangel, Maxine Waters Unlikely To Face Ethics Trials Before Elections

AP | LARRY MARGASAK | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — Highly visible ethics trials for two prominent Democrats will almost certainly be put off until after the November election, denyin...

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...

Charlie Rangel On Obama: He Hasn't 'Been Around Long Enough To Determine What My Dignity Is'

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

NEW YORK — New York Rep. Charles Rangel has shot back at President Barack Obama's recent comment that he "end his career with dignity." Speakin...

Today's Front Pages: August 11

Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

The talk of the town. ...

Charlie Rangel: 'I'm Not Going Away,' You'll Have To Get 'Rid Of Me Through Expulsion'

AP | LARRY MARGASAK | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — A combative Rep. Charles Rangel told the House on Tuesday he's not resigning despite 13 charges of wrongdoing and demanded the ethi...

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...

Obama Speaks About Rangel For First Time: 'He's Somebody Who's At The End Of His Career'

AP | LAURIE KELLMAN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama on Friday called ethics charges against Democratic Rep. Charlie Rangel "very troubling" and said he hopes th...

Rangel Accused Of 13 Ethics Violations

AP | LARRY MARGASAK and LAURIE KELLMAN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — House investigators accused veteran New York Rep. Charles Rangel of 13 violations of congressional ethics standards on Thursday, th...

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...

Rangel Wants Deal To Settle Ethics Violations Case

AP | LARRY MARGASAK and LAURIE KELLMAN | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

WASHINGTON — The calls from fellow Democrats for New York Rep. Charles Rangel to resign could quickly turn from a trickle to a flood unless he c...

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 ...

Charlie Rangel Makes Last Ditch Effort To Prevent Ethics Trial

AP | LARRY MARGASAK | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — New York Democrat Charles Rangel made a last-minute effort Tuesday to settle his ethics case and prevent a House trial that could e...

Unlike Rangel, Democrats Not 'Looking Forward' To Ethics-Charge Fight

AP | BETH FOUHY | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

NEW YORK — Friends and political allies of embattled Rep. Charlie Rangel are noticeably quiet after the disclosure that the 40-year House vetera...

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...

Ethics Panel: Rangel Broke House Rules By Accepting Caribbean Trips

AP | LARRY MARGASAK | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — Rep. Charles Rangel, the most powerful tax-writing lawmaker in Congress and a 40-year veteran of Capitol Hill, acknowledged Thursda...

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,...

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...