House censures veteran Rep. Rangel for financial misconduct

Veteran Rep. Charles Rangel, the raspy-voiced, backslapping former chairman of one of Congress' most powerful committees, was censured by his House colleagues for financial misconduct Thursday in a solemn moment of humiliation in the sunset of his career. Full Story
Lousy Pelousy

Monroe, LA

#1 Dec 2, 2010
"most ethical administration EVAH"
Charley R

South Saint Paul, MN

#2 Dec 2, 2010
I'm not a crook like those tax evaders in prision...I'm in congress.
Captain Quint

Champlin, MN

#3 Dec 2, 2010
So if we are to follow this clowns logic ~ because he served in the military 60 years ago and is an elected official he should get a free pass for being a criminal? This worthless piece needs to be in jail not censured.
Ben10

Grand Rapids, MN

#4 Dec 2, 2010
This bum has been a criminal for many many years, endlessly elected by a unintelligent, uneducated group of morons. He deserves noting less than anyone else: jail. The criminal enterprise called the US government is unchanged despite the braying by the ja***ss Pelosi and the other one, Obama. Disgracful.
hal

Maringouin, LA

#5 Dec 2, 2010
will the irs make him pay for the false fillings he did on his taxes for 17 years?thats what i want to see.the irs would burn an ordainary citizen for this along with major penalities and interest.we are talking big bucks here!time will tell how the irs treats this!
liberal hypocrisy

Minneapolis, MN

#6 Dec 2, 2010
Liberals want to give Tom DeLay a life sentence (99years) in prison and all he did was send political corporate money to Washington that came back to Texas. Rangel didn't pay taxes for 17 years among 10 other guilty charges and all he gets is censure.

What a Joke.
obvious

Pleasanton, CA

#7 Dec 2, 2010
Notice how the progressives that do this stuff stay around and look soooo surprised that when they do things like this it is "wrong" after all it never was before when progressives did it! Mor like a badge of honor to them!
liberal hypocrisy

Minneapolis, MN

#8 Dec 2, 2010
Rangel Admits House Dems Bought Votes for Iraq Withdrawal

MR. RUSSERT: The House voted for funding for the war with a date certain, March of '08, to begin a withdrawal of U.S. troops. But in that bill was $20 billion of so-called pork, money for cricket infestation, tours of the Capitol, security at the National Convention, peanut crops. Why would the Democrats put that kind of money in such a serious bill?

REP. CHARLES B. RANGEL (D-NY): Because they needed the votes. That bill, we lost so many Democrats, one, because people thought we went too far and others because we didn't go far enough. And so a lot of things had to go into a bill that certainly those of us who respect great legislation did not want in there.
http://archive.redstate.com/stories/archived/...
drinK the hivE

Orlando, FL

#9 Dec 2, 2010
This Is The Way They See U.

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Lousy Pelousy

Minneapolis, MN

#10 Dec 2, 2010
Congratulations, Chucky Rat !---1st Congressrat in 27 years to be censored...BTW, 80% of those censured were...Democrats.

Keep it classy , Congress !
Matt

Sierra Vista, AZ

#11 Dec 2, 2010
Why is this thief not in prison? I would love to see the IRS start their own investigation against this bum for tax evasion.

It makes me sick how the thief keeps referencing his service to this country as if it is a get out of jail free card.

Those of us who have served our country, and continue to, would never think of using that as an excuse to break the law.

By the way, who are these losers who gave him a standing ovation after his pathetic parting comments? This makes me sick!

Of course, his hommies in New York will continue to support this loser and vote for him again, you people make me want to vomit!
Self serving government

Saint Paul, MN

#12 Dec 2, 2010
With the feces we are electing into office Americans don't stand a chance, he is just one piece of dong out of a huge pile known as American politicians.
Barney Frank

Minneapolis, MN

#13 Dec 2, 2010
FINAL VOTE RESULTS FOR RANGEL

http://clerk.house.gov/evs/2010/roll607.xml
Surprise

Minneapolis, MN

#14 Dec 2, 2010
Barney Frank wrote:
FINAL VOTE RESULTS FOR RANGEL
http://clerk.house.gov/evs/2010/roll607.xml
Look. Ellison and Rangel think Rangel did nothing wrong. Ellison needs to be voted out next election. Disgusting.

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