Veteran Rep. Charles Rangel Faces Rebuke Before Peers

Veteran Democratic Rep. Charles Rangel of New York, who was found guilty of multiple ethics violations this week, is facing the U.S. Congress' most stringent punishment short of expulsion -- a formal censure, or oral rebuke, on the floor of the House. The House Ethics Committee voted 9 to 1 Thursday to recommend Rangel be censured and forced to pay restitution on unpaid taxes for his vacation home in the Dominican Republic. It was only the fourth time in committee history that a penalty of...Full Story
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