| Dec 3, 2010
| 2:15 AM
Charles Rangel has his swagger back, but not his power.
The 40-year congressional veteran on Thursday became the 23rd House member in the nation's history to be censured for misconduct. As the final chapter of a more than two-year ethics investigation...
| Jul 22, 2010
| 2:24 PM
Following a lengthy investigation, Rep. Charles Rangel, D-N.Y., has been accused formally of ethics violations and will face a public trial on the charges beginning next week.
Rangel becomes the first lawmaker to face a formal trial on ethics charges...
| Jul 31, 2010
| 7:57 AM
WASHINGTON -- A second House Democrat, Rep. Maxine Waters of California, could face an ethics trial this fall, further complicating the election outlook for the party as it battles to retain its majority.
People familiar with the investigation, who...
| Aug 2, 2010
A House investigative panel has charged California Democratic Rep. Maxine Waters with violating ethics rules.
Waters, a senior member of the House Financial Services Committee, would face a trial in the fall unless she negotiates a settlement.
| Aug 4, 2010
| 11:57 AM
Aretha Franklin says she's recovering from a fall and will miss two free concerts in Brooklyn and an 80th birthday gala for Rep. Charles Rangel.
Franklin's office says the Queen of Soul broke ribs and has abdominal pain from Sunday's fall. Franklin...
| Aug 9, 2010
The House ethics committee on Monday announced three counts of alleged ethics violations against California Democrat Maxine Waters, including a charge that she requested federal help for a bank where her husband owned stock and had served on its board....
| Aug 11, 2010
| 7:51 PM
The top Democrats in New York State turned out tonight for embattled, U.S. Congressman, Charles Rangel, showing up at his annual "birthday" fundraiser, held at the Plaza Hotel on Fifth Avenue.
U.S. Senators Charles Schumer and KIrsten Gillibrand, along...
| Jan 16, 2011
| 7:15 PM
Community leaders and their elected representatives protested against proposed plans to establish a homeless shelter in the Alexander building on the Upper West Side.
The Department of Homeless Services has awarded a nine-year, private contract to...
| Sep 14, 2010
| 8:35 AM
Even though they're required to be impartial, poll workers cheered on scandal-plagued Congressman Charlie Rangel as he arrived to cast his vote.
"The law prohibits electioneering and other improper activity within the polling place," is a requirement...
| Sep 14, 2010
| 8:40 PM
Voters have given embattled New York Rep.
Charles Rangel another chance even though he faces more than a dozen ethics charges in Congress.
Rangel beat back five challengers in the Democratic primary, including Adam Clayton Powell IV, a state assemblyman...
| Sep 7, 2011
| 2:09 PM
New York lawmakers announced Wednesday plans to file a petition requiring 9/11 Health Program Administrator Dr. John Howard to add cancers to the benefits coverage under the James Zadroga 9/11 Health and Compensation Act.
The filing comes less than a...