Rangel guilty: House ethics panel rules misconduct - Yahoo! News
As any one who knows me knows, I hate corruption with a passion. Rangel is guilty on 11 or 13 counts. He should lose his job over it, but probably won't. He is an embarrassment to Congress, to his district, and to his party.AP-5:30pm New York Rep. Charles Rangel, a longtime power in the U.S. House, violated its rules with financial misconduct, brought it discredit and will be punished, fellow lawmakers sitting as jurors ruled on Tuesday.
Protesting the enduring stain on his four-decade congressional career, the 80-year-old Democrat said he was treated unfairly for "good faith mistakes." His statement reflected the bitterness of an eight-month career slide, starting with an unrelated ethics ruling that forced him from his coveted chairmanship of the tax-writing Ways and Means Committee.