Ethics Panel Recommends Censure for Rangel

by Daniel Foster

As expected:

Rejecting a plea for leniency from Rep. Charles Rangel, the House ethics committee voted to censure the New York Democrat, marking the first time in more than three decades that any lawmaker will face such a public rebuke by his colleagues.

By a vote of 9 to 1, the ethics committee imposed the harsh penalty on Rangel.

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