House Censures Rangel For Ethics Violations

Law360, New York (December 2, 2010, 6:23 PM EST) -- The U.S. House of Representatives voted Thursday to censure Rep. Charles Rangel, D-N.Y., former chairman of the powerful House Ways and Means Committee, on 11 counts of ethics violations stemming from his alleged failure to pay certain taxes and disclose certain financial records, among other allegations.

House members voted 333 to 79 to adopt H. Res. 1737, containing 11 ethics violation charges on which Rangel was found guilty by a bipartisan majority of the House Ethics Committee in November. They range from use of a rent-stabilized...
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