Embattled Rep. Charles Rangel Censured: 'There's No Evidence'

Veteran Rep. Charles Rangel, D-N.Y., today became the first U.S. House member in 27 years to be censured after a long trial that resulted in him being convicted on 11 counts of ethics violations. The censure, the highest punishment short of expulsion, is reserved for serious offenses and requires the member in question to stand before his or her colleagues while a censure resolution is read. An amendment reducing the punishment to reprimand prior to the final vote failed overwhelmingly....Full Story
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