House may lack votes on Senate jobs bill

WASHINGTON, Feb. 26 (UPI) -- Uncertainty about having enough votes means the House didn't take up a Senate jobs bill this week, House Ways and Means Committee Chairman Charles Rangel said.
Panel: Rangel broke House ethics rules

Panel: Rangel broke House ethics rules

WASHINGTON, Feb. 25 (UPI) -- A House committee has concluded Rep. Charles Rangel, D-N.Y., violated ethics rules, House sources said, but Rangel says he was not "found guilty of anything."
Ethics probes may raise election issues

Ethics probes may raise election issues

WASHINGTON, Dec. 11 (UPI) -- A House ethics investigation of Rep. Charles Rangel, D-N.Y., likely will extend into 2010, insiders say, creating an election headache for House Democrats.
Leaked report shows how ethics panel works

Leaked report shows how ethics panel works

WASHINGTON, Nov. 2 (UPI) -- The U.S. House ethics panel's weekly summary posted on a public network shows more than 25 Democrats and seven Republicans were targets of ethics reviews.
Ethics panel expands Rangel investigation

Ethics panel expands Rangel investigation

WASHINGTON, Oct. 8 (UPI) -- The House Ethics Committee is expanding its investigation into questionable financial dealings by Rep. Charles Rangel, D-N.Y., the panel said Thursday.

House blocks GOP attempt to remove Rangel

WASHINGTON, Oct. 7 (UPI) -- The U.S. House scuttled a Republican attempt Wednesday to remove Rep. Charles Rangel, D-N.Y., from his chairmanship.

Congress to Rangel: Disclose tax returns

WASHINGTON, Sept. 3 (UPI) -- Congress has increased the pressure on Rep. Charles Rangel, D-N.Y., to divulge his tax returns, Washington officials indicated.

Watchdogs urge Rangel special counsel

WASHINGTON, Sept. 1 (UPI) -- Good-government watchdog groups are calling for a special counsel to intervene in the U.S. House Ethics Committee probe of Rep. Charles Rangel, D-N.Y.
Rangel underreported 2007 assets

Rangel underreported 2007 assets

WASHINGTON, Aug. 25 (UPI) -- U.S. House Ways and Means Chairman Charles Rangel initially did not report more than $660,000 in assets and tens of thousands in income for 2007, records show.

Rangel: Middle class won't face tax hike

WASHINGTON, Aug. 16 (UPI) -- U.S. President Barack Obama "can and will" keep his pledge to not raise taxes on the middle class to pay for healthcare reforms, a Democratic lawmaker says.

Rangel: Small biz won't bear health brunt

WASHINGTON, July 19 (UPI) -- Small U.S. businesses won't bear the brunt of paying for healthcare reform, House Ways and Means Committee Chairman Charles Rangel, D-N.Y., says.
Dems: Tax rich to pay for health plan

Dems: Tax rich to pay for health plan

WASHINGTON, July 11 (UPI) -- House Democrats say they plan to ask the richest Americans to help pay for healthcare reform through a $550 billion income tax increase over the next decade.
Democratic ethics woes slow Hill reforms

Democratic ethics woes slow Hill reforms

WASHINGTON, March 25 (UPI) -- Delays in setting up a congressional ethics panel and the troubles of two Democratic U.S. House of Representatives members hurt reform efforts, sources say.

House chairmen to cooperate on healthcare

WASHINGTON, March 18 (UPI) -- Three U.S. House of Representatives committee chairmen say they will work together to pass healthcare reform advanced by U.S. President Barack Obama.

Kirsten Gillibrand meets leaders in NYC

NEW YORK, Jan. 24 (UPI) -- Kirsten Gillibrand, the upstate congresswoman named to replace Hillary Clinton in the U.S. Senate, came to New York City Saturday to meet the locals.
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Rep. Charles Rangel, D-NY, stands in front of the doors of the Sudanese Embassy in protest over what he calls genocide in Sudan, on July 13, 2004, in Washington. Rangel was subsequently arrested. (UPI Photo/Roger L. Wollenberg)
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