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Rep. Charles Rangel offered relieved thanks to supporters at his campaign headquarters in New York late Tuesday night after clinching the five-way race for the nomination in his Harlem-area district.

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Rangel: My career will end in dignityupdated: Tue Jun 26 2012 17:45:00

Rep. Charlie Rangel (D-NY) discusses his opponents, past scandal, and why he is running for a 22nd term.

Rangel to pay $23,000 fine for campaign violationupdated: Tue Mar 27 2012 15:29:00

Veteran congressman Rep. Charles Rangel and his campaign have agreed to pay a $23,000 civil penalty in a settlement over the use of a rent-stabilized apartment as his campaign headquarters, according to Federal Election Commission documents.

Rangel talks to Wall Street protestersupdated: Sun Oct 09 2011 17:12:00

Rep. Charles Rangel shares what he knows from talking to the Occupy Wall Street protesters.

CNNMoney: Rick Perry courts New York business ownersupdated: Mon Sep 19 2011 20:18:00

Gov. Rick Perry of Texas, a Republican candidate for the presidency, dropped into New York City on Monday to court the support of Hispanic business owners.

Charles Rangel sold Dominican home noted in ethics investigationupdated: Thu Jun 16 2011 17:01:00

Veteran Rep. Charles Rangel has sold his villa in the Dominican Republic that was the focus of a House ethics investigation.

Rangel raising funds for a legal defense trustupdated: Tue Dec 28 2010 18:24:00

Saddled with legal fees and facing possible new allegations, Rep. Charles Rangel said Tuesday he has started raising funds for a trust to pay his legal expenses.

House censures Rangelupdated: Fri Dec 03 2010 05:29:00

The House of Representatives censured veteran New York Rep. Charlie Rangel on Thursday -- a stunning downfall for a man once considered one of the most powerful members of Congress.

Rangel: Vote 'very political'updated: Fri Dec 03 2010 05:29:00

Rep. Charlie Rangel, D-New York, responds to the House vote 333-79 to censure him for ethics violations.

Rep. Waters' November 29 ethics trial will not be heldupdated: Fri Nov 19 2010 16:48:00

A House ethics subcommittee trial originally scheduled for Rep. Maxine Waters, D-California, on November 29 will not be held, according to an ethics committee statement released Friday.

House ethics committee votes for censure of N.Y. Democratupdated: Thu Nov 18 2010 22:21:00

The House ethics committee voted 9-1 on Thursday to recommend censure for Rep. Charles Rangel, D-New York, in response to multiple rules violations committed by the 20-term congressman.

Censure recommended for Rep. Rangelupdated: Thu Nov 18 2010 22:21:00

The House ethics committee's chief counsel recommends Charlie Rangel be censured by the full House of Representatives.

House panel finds Rangel guilty of ethics violationsupdated: Tue Nov 16 2010 20:48:00

A House ethics subcommittee found longtime Democratic Rep. Charlie Rangel guilty Tuesday on multiple violations of House rules.

Charlie Rangel's spectacular rise and fallupdated: Tue Nov 16 2010 14:15:00

The notion that U.S. Rep. Charlie Rangel's career could end in defeat or expulsion was once unthinkable.

Rep. Rangel walks out on ethics hearingupdated: Mon Nov 15 2010 18:00:00

Complaining of a lack of legal counsel, Rep. Charlie Rangel walks out on his hearing.

House ethics hearings on Rangel, Waters will be after electionsupdated: Thu Oct 07 2010 18:43:00

The House ethics committee will hold trial-like hearings on allegations against two Democratic members -- Rep. Charles Rangel of New York and Rep. Maxine Waters of California -- after the November 2 congressional elections in which both are running, the panel's chairwoman announced Thursday.

Rangel wins despite ethics chargesupdated: Wed Sep 15 2010 09:25:00

Rep. Charles Rangel addresses supporters after beating five challengers to win his Democratic primary.

Rangel fends off five primary opponentsupdated: Wed Sep 15 2010 09:25:00

He's served in Congress for almost 40 years, but Tuesday's primary in New York was unlike any other for Democratic Congressman Charles Rangel.

Five things to know about Tuesday's primariesupdated: Tue Sep 14 2010 11:21:00

Tuesday's round of primaries in seven states and Washington, D.C., is the last big event in the run-up to November's midterm elections. Hawaii holds the last nominating contest of this election cycle on Saturday.

Rangel: 'Not asking for leniency'updated: Thu Aug 12 2010 14:26:00

Embattled congressman Charlie Rangel defends against allegations for corruption for the third time this week.

Despite scandal, Rangel rings in 80th birthday with lavish galaupdated: Thu Aug 12 2010 07:35:00

Embattled lawmaker Charlie Rangel, who is embroiled in an ethics investigation, celebrated his 80th birthday Wednesday with a lavish party at New York's Plaza Hotel.

Huge birthday gala for embattled Rangelupdated: Thu Aug 12 2010 07:35:00

New York's political elite show up for embattled Rep. Charles Rangel's birthday bash.

Embattled Rangel holds birthday gala -- but unclear who's comingupdated: Wed Aug 11 2010 05:35:00

Embattled lawmaker Charlie Rangel, who is embroiled in an ethics investigation, celebrates his 80th birthday Wednesday -- but the event may lack much of its promised luster.

Rangel challenges House to kick him outupdated: Wed Aug 11 2010 05:23:00

Veteran Rep. Charlie Rangel apologized on the House floor Tuesday for causing any embarrassment by violating chamber rules, but he insisted he is not corrupt and refused to resign.

Rep. Rangel: 'I'm not going away'updated: Wed Aug 11 2010 05:23:00

Rep. Charlie Rangel asks the House Ethics Committee to expedite his hearing in regards to alleged ethics violations.

Democrats' turn to suffer from scandalupdated: Wed Aug 04 2010 08:59:00

Congressional corruption scandals are dominating headlines just as campaign season is heating up -- and Democrats might get beaten back by the same tide that swept them into office in 2006.

Ethics charges plague Democratsupdated: Wed Aug 04 2010 08:59:00

CNN's Candy Crowley asks reporter Dan Balz and Peter Baker about the ethics charges facing Democrats.

Black leaders investigatedupdated: Mon Aug 02 2010 08:14:00

CNN's Don Lemon talks to the Rev. Al Sharpton about the investigations into Reps. Charlie Rangel and Maxine Waters.

Obama wants Rangel to end career with dignityupdated: Mon Aug 02 2010 08:10:00

President Barack Obama hopes embattled New York congressman Charlie Rangel can end his career with dignity.

Rep. Charlie Rangel: On 'the list'updated: Fri Jul 30 2010 16:21:00

The New York Democrat's ethics charges and legal troubles put him on Rick Sanchez's List U Don't Want 2 Be On.

House investigators back Rangel reprimandupdated: Fri Jul 30 2010 16:21:00

House ethics committee investigators have recommended that Rep. Charlie Rangel of New York be reprimanded, according to one of those investigators, Rep. Gene Green, D-Texas.

Rangel: 'Rough period for me'updated: Fri Jul 30 2010 09:22:00

Rep. Charlie Rangel reacts to charges of ethics violations, saying he may have been "overzealous" in serving the public.

Ethics panel charges Rangel with conduct discrediting the Houseupdated: Fri Jul 30 2010 09:22:00

The House ethics committee on Thursday accused veteran Rep. Charles Rangel of 13 violations of House rules involving alleged financial wrongdoing and harming the credibility of Congress.

How Rangel's ethics hearing could play outupdated: Thu Jul 29 2010 15:32:00

Longtime Democratic Rep. Charles Rangel of New York will be the subject of the House ethics committee's first corruption trial in almost a decade unless his attorneys reach an agreement to settle his charges.

Rangel confirms settlement talks with ethics panelupdated: Wed Jul 28 2010 07:50:00

Veteran Democratic Rep. Charles Rangel of New York confirmed Tuesday that his lawyers are discussing a possible settlement with lawyers for the House ethics committee that would avoid a public hearing this week on ethics allegations against him.

House Democrats uneasy about upcoming Rangel allegationsupdated: Mon Jul 26 2010 21:23:00

House Democratic leaders preached patience Monday in awaiting an ethics committee report on veteran Rep. Charles Rangel of New York, but rumblings emerged from House members for Rangel to somehow deal with the issue before a public hearing later this week.

Charlie Rangel's spectacular rise and fallupdated: Fri Jul 23 2010 17:20:00

Congressman Charlie Rangel had a bad week.

Rep. Rangel 'pleased' investigation overupdated: Fri Jul 23 2010 17:20:00

The New York congressman expressed relief as an investigation over alleged ethics violations concludes.

Rangel will 'be glad to see what happens' in upcoming ethics hearingupdated: Fri Jul 23 2010 14:05:00

Rep. Charlie Rangel, D-New York, said Friday that he is taking the congressional ethics investigation now threatening to derail his career "one step at a time."

Rangel to face ethics hearingupdated: Fri Jul 23 2010 08:07:00

CNN's Wolf Blitzer discusses possible charges the House Ethics Committee is investigating against Rep. Charles Rangel.

Rangel faces a House ethics committee hearingupdated: Fri Jul 23 2010 08:07:00

The House Ethics Committee will hold a formal hearing on alleged violations by Rep. Charles Rangel, the New York Democrat forced to step aside as chairman of the House Ways and Means Committee earlier this year over ethics questions.

Political rematch for embattled congressmanupdated: Tue Apr 13 2010 08:33:00

New York state legislator Adam Clayton Powell IV on Monday announced his candidacy in this year's Democratic primary against 20-term U.S. Rep. Charles Rangel, who has spent the past year battling an ethics investigation.

Powell IV to challenge Rangelupdated: Tue Apr 13 2010 08:33:00

New York Assemblyman Adam Clayton Powell IV plans to challenge Charlie Rangel for his U.S. House seat.

Rangel discusses futureupdated: Thu Mar 04 2010 16:21:00

Rep. Charles Rangel says he will temporarily step down as chairman of the House Ways and Means Committee.

Rangel temporarily steps down as House Ways and Means chairupdated: Thu Mar 04 2010 09:22:00

Rep. Charlie Rangel temporarily stepped down as chairman of the House Ways and Means Committee on Wednesday, a decision forced by a growing storm of ethics controversies threatening the longtime congressman.

Intriguing people for February 26, 2010updated: Wed Mar 03 2010 09:49:00

U.S. Rep. Charles Rangel: The congressman, a New York Democrat, will be formally admonished Friday by the House's ethics committee for violating rules on receiving gifts, the panel said. The issue centers on who paid for his and other Congressional Black Caucus members' travel to the Caribbean in 2007 and 2008.

Rangel preempts admonishmentupdated: Fri Feb 26 2010 18:53:00

Rep. Charles Rangel says House members should not be admonished for the wrongdoing of their staff members.

Rep. Charles Rangel to be admonished Friday by ethics committeeupdated: Fri Feb 26 2010 18:53:00

Rep. Charles Rangel, D-New York, will be formally admonished Friday by the House's ethics committee for violating rules on receiving gifts, the committee announced Thursday.

CNNMoney: Estate tax: Try again in 2010updated: Thu Dec 31 2009 08:00:00

Lawmakers will start 2010 with a hefty to-do list thanks to a lot of unfinished tax business they left on the table in 2009. The chief example: the estate tax.

CNNMoney: No deal on estate taxupdated: Wed Dec 16 2009 19:26:00

Senate Democrats failed to reach a deal on Wednesday with Senate Republicans to temporarily extend the estate tax into 2010, when it is scheduled to be repealed for one year.

Rangel responds to ethics chargesupdated: Fri Oct 09 2009 08:53:00

Brianna Keilar reports on a GOP resolution to remove Rep. Charles Rangel as Chairman of the Ways and Means Committee.

Analysts: Rangel's woes could be liability for Dems in 2010updated: Fri Oct 09 2009 08:53:00

As one of the most influential Democrats in the House of Representatives, Rep. Charlie Rangel of New York, has seen the highs and lows that come with the job.

Congressional Dems eye health care funding optionsupdated: Tue Jul 07 2009 20:50:00

Senate negotiators are searching for new ways to pay for an overhaul of the U.S. health insurance system after recent polls showed many Americans oppose funding it through taxes on employer-provided health insurance, a key senator said Tuesday.

CNNMoney: What's a public health plan anyway?updated: Tue Jun 09 2009 16:42:00

The debate over whether to have a government-backed insurance plan is fast becoming the most divisive health care reform issue.

Rangel seeks federal probe into N.Y. friendly-fire police deathsupdated: Sun Jun 07 2009 10:26:00

Rep. Charles Rangel said he is satisfied with the steps New York police are taking in response to the death of Officer Omar Edwards, but renewed his call for a federal investigation into instances of police friendly fire.

CNNMoney: House passes Wall Street bonus taxupdated: Thu Mar 19 2009 15:47:00

The House of Representatives passed legislation Thursday to try to recoup bonuses paid to Wall Street executives with taxpayer money.

CNNMoney: Bill would tax bonus cashupdated: Wed Mar 18 2009 20:58:00

House Democratic leaders said they would introduce legislation Wednesday night to try to recoup bonuses paid to Wall Street executives with taxpayer money.

Commentary: Time for Democrats to stress ethicsupdated: Mon Dec 29 2008 09:37:00

Congressman Charles Rangel's fate hangs in the balance as a report concerning the Ways and Means Committee chairman is being prepared for release in early January.

Rep. Rangel rebukes 'inflammatory' media reportupdated: Wed Nov 26 2008 12:04:00

U.S. Rep. Charles Rangel on Tuesday responded to what he called an "inflammatory" New York Times article that questions the New York Democrat's ethics.

CNNMoney: Governors disagree on bailoutupdated: Wed Oct 29 2008 14:59:00

Governors and mayors disagreed Wednesday on whether the U.S. government should stimulate the economy by bailing out states with battered budgets.

Time.com: Charles Rangelupdated: Wed Sep 17 2008 11:15:00

The chairman of the House Ways and Means Committee is under fire over a series of recent disclosures that have some calling for him to resign

Rangel promises independent investigation of financesupdated: Tue Sep 16 2008 17:51:00

Rep. Charles Rangel, the chairman of the House Ways and Means Committee, will hire forensic accountants to investigate his financial statements over the past two decades, his lawyer said.

Rangel says he won't quit House panel over tax disputeupdated: Wed Sep 10 2008 11:59:00

Rep. Charles Rangel, a New York Democrat, said Wednesday he will not step down as chairman of the powerful House Ways and Means Committee in the face of a call from the Republican leader in the House for him to do so.

Clinton to suspend campaign, bucking for VP bid?updated: Wed Jun 04 2008 23:29:00

Sen. Hillary Clinton on Saturday will officially suspend her campaign for the presidency and "express her support for Senator Obama and party unity," her campaign said Wednesday.

Clinton to suspend campaignupdated: Wed Jun 04 2008 23:29:00

CNN's Candy Crowley talks about Sen. Clinton's plans to suspend her campaign and what she might do next.

CNNMoney: Foreclosure fix faces murky futureupdated: Tue Apr 08 2008 21:06:00

The Senate is poised to pass a $15 billion package of housing measures intended to stabilize the housing market.

'Pig Book' names congressional porkers updated: Wed Apr 02 2008 17:12:00

A watchdog group critical of pork barrel spending released its latest findings Wednesday targeting the top Congressional "porkers."

Money Magazine: The champion of AMT reliefupdated: Sun Jan 20 2008 11:14:00

Ever been zapped by the alternative minimum tax? You're hardly alone. This parallel tax system, originally designed to prevent the ultrawealthy from dodging taxes, will ensnare 4 million filers this spring, few of whom consider themselves rich.

CNNMoney: AMT: The $50 billion fightupdated: Sat Dec 08 2007 06:26:00

The debate over the Alternative Minimum Tax isn't nearly as gripping as an episode of "24," but like Jack Bauer, Congress is under the gun.

CNNMoney: Big tax reforms: Who'd pay, who'd saveupdated: Fri Nov 02 2007 13:13:00

If a tax-system overhaul proposed last week were to pass into law, there would be a substantial redistribution of the tax burden.

CNNMoney: Tax break tug-of-war on tapupdated: Tue Oct 30 2007 12:43:00

Lawmakers are looking to pass $71 billion worth of tax-break extenders this year. Most politicians support the extensions, but how to pay for them is another matter entirely.

CNNMoney: Giant tax overhaul bill unveiledupdated: Thu Oct 25 2007 15:21:00

No one actually expects lawmakers to overhaul the tax code this year, but House Ways and Means Chairman Charles Rangel (D-NY) planted his flag Thursday morning by unveiling a bill that he calls the "mother of all tax reforms."

CNNMoney: Giant tax overhaul bill to be unveiledupdated: Thu Oct 25 2007 09:15:00

A bill representing the "mother of all tax reforms" is set to be revealed Thursday, according to House Ways and Means Chairman Charles Rangel (D-NY).

Fortune: Can this woman save free trade?updated: Wed Sep 26 2007 08:13:00

Susan Schwab is sitting inside a VIP lounge at Dulles airport near Washington, waiting for a call from The Chairman. Jet fumes hang on the tarmac outside, but what Schwab smells is a deal.

CNNMoney: AMT: Tick-tock, Congressupdated: Mon Sep 24 2007 01:28:00

Lawmakers have effectively denied roughly 23 million taxpayers the ability to plan adequately for their taxes this year.

Fortune: A political odd couple tackles Social Securityupdated: Wed Jul 18 2007 22:28:00

Picture this: A rotund, theatrical politician from Harlem and a wiry, introverted policy-wonk from Shreveport sitting elbow to elbow on the House floor, shuffling between each other's offices, passing paper between staffs. Two men from opposite ends of the political spectrum, they are joined in secrecy on a project that just about everyone else in Washington considers doomed to failure. Charlie Rangel and Jim McCrery are on a mission to rescue Social Security from bankruptcy.

CNNMoney: End may be near for hedge fund tax breakupdated: Thu Jun 21 2007 04:40:00

Tax-writing committees in Congress are weighing a curtailment of a little-known tax break that helps private equity firms and hedge funds cut their tax bills, according to a newspaper report published Thursday.

Fortune: Inside the free-trade breakthroughupdated: Fri May 11 2007 16:48:00

As the capital's attention fixed on congressional maneuvering over Iraq war spending, a different drama was playing out in the offices of leading House members - one that would determine the nation's free trade path at a critical juncture.

Dobbs: We're on a 'fast track' to bad trade policyupdated: Tue Apr 03 2007 17:10:00

The powerful chairman of the Ways and Means Committee, Rep. Charlie Rangel, and I sat down together last night to talk about, among other things, his new book, "And I Haven't Had a Bad Day Since."

Money Magazine: Is it time for a New New Deal?updated: Mon Jan 29 2007 17:33:00

So how are you doing? Money-wise, that is.

CNNU: War hits home for some, remains remote for othersupdated: Tue Nov 28 2006 09:02:00

Young adults facing the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan are struggling with emotions that range from ambivalence to profound anger and sorrow.

Pelosi says no to draft legislationupdated: Mon Nov 20 2006 18:35:00

Incoming Speaker Nancy Pelosi said Monday the House Democratic Party leadership would not support a call by Rep. Charles Rangel to reinstate the draft.

Your e-mails: Bring back the draft?updated: Mon Nov 20 2006 14:29:00

New York Democratic Rep. Charles Rangel has proposed a new military draft to bolster U.S. troop levels. We asked CNN.com readers if they believe Congress should bring back the draft or keep the military an all-volunteer force. Here is a selection of your replies, some of which have been edited for length and clarity.

Selective Service: Ready for a draftupdated: Mon Nov 20 2006 12:39:00

Although Congress is unlikely to follow calls from a top Democrat to bring back the military draft, the United States does have a plan, if necessary, aimed at inducting millions of young men for service.

Fortune: Why the Republicans need to loseupdated: Mon Oct 23 2006 12:47:00

Power may be corrupting, but it is also addictive. That's why no party likes to lose an election. But the truth is that sometimes a loss is just what is needed to regain a sense of purpose and energy. And that's why the Republicans need to lose in November.

CNNMoney: House gets to work on tax reformupdated: Wed Jun 08 2005 11:48:00

For the first time in a decade, the House committee that plays a key role in crafting the nation's tax laws delved into the politically charged question of radical income tax reform.

U.S. lawmakers: Iraqi vote gives minorities influenceupdated: Sun Feb 13 2005 11:16:00

Iraq's minority coalitions have a chance to strongly influence formation of the nation's new government, two key members of the U.S. Senate said on Sunday.

Bush officials defend budget plan before lawmakersupdated: Tue Feb 08 2005 13:19:00

A sharply divided Congress began debating the Bush administration's $2.57 trillion budget for fiscal year 2006 Tuesday, with Democrats criticizing administration officials on topics from the proposed Social Security overhaul to the deficit.

CNNMoney: Congress begins budget debateupdated: Tue Feb 08 2005 12:23:00

A sharply divided Congress began debating the Bush administration's $2.6 trillion budget for fiscal year 2006 Tuesday, with Democrats sniping at administration officials on topics such as the nation's Social Security system and the deficit.

The 'Terminator' and the librarianupdated: Tue Aug 31 2004 08:21:00

Republicans reach far more TV viewers today as the Big Three networks put the elephants in prime time.

Aristide says U.S. deposed him in 'coup d'etat'updated: Tue Mar 02 2004 01:41:00

Ousted President Jean-Bertrand Aristide says he was forced out of Haiti in a "real coup d'etat" led by the United States, in what he called a "modern way to have a modern kidnapping."

Dems slam White House on Haiti policyupdated: Sun Feb 29 2004 11:41:00

Democratic Rep. Charles Rangel of New York said Sunday the United States is just as responsible for President Jean-Bertrand Aristide's ouster as the rebels who forced him from office.

Fortune: Rancor Returns to D.C.updated: Mon Oct 15 2001 00:01:00

There's an atmosphere of comity in the nation's capital right now. Pictures of President Bush embracing Senate Majority Leader Tom Daschle, and then reaching literally over an aisle to shake the ha...

Fortune: Tax Relief in 2000? No Way! Despite surpluses as far as the eye can see, partisan politics and personal animosities will likely updated: Mon Nov 08 1999 00:01:00

The time couldn't be riper for a tax cut. The federal budget surplus is expected to total $3 trillion over the next decade, and both political parties are clamoring to reduce taxes. Next year would...

Fortune: NOW HEAR THIS updated: Mon Dec 17 1990 00:01:00

CHARLES RANGEL, 60, U.S. Congressman (D-New York), disagreeing with polls that show suburbanites are ready to pay more taxes to help cities: ''You can't trust the voters.''

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