CBC Six feted in Caribbean Hideaway.
The first are bone-crushingly naive, of course: but the second have had a really rotten return on their investment, these last few years. But let’s check in with the New York Post, first: High-ranking members of Congress were flown to a lush Caribbean resort this month for a three-day conference planned and paid for by several of the country’s most powerful corporations – a violation | Read More »
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, Carolyn Cheeks Kilpatrick
, charles rangel
, New Jersey
, New York
, Sheila Jackson-Lee
Washington Post: Step down, Rep. Rangel (D, NY-15).
Can’t have that: Step Aside, Rep. Rangel The chairman of Ways and Means becomes an unnecessary distraction. WHEN WE last wrote about Rep. Charles B. Rangel (D-N.Y.), chairman of the House Ways and Means Committee, we urged that the House ethics committee be allowed to investigate before anyone drew final conclusions. But the latest revelation of Mr. Rangel’s ethical tin ear is the most galling | Read More »
I repeat: Why is Charles Rangel (D, NY-15) Still Ways and Means Chair?
Just so you know, people will keep asking this question. Including, these days, the New York Times: The Congressman, the Donor and the Tax Break Representative Charles B. Rangel has helped raise $11 million for a City College of New York school of public service to be named in his honor. In recent months, as questions have emerged about his fund-raising, he has insisted that | Read More »
Why is Charles Rangel (D, NY-15) still Chair of Ways and Means?
Note the use of the word “Another.” Via Instapundit: Another Tax Issue Surfaces for Rangel WASHINGTON — Representative Charles B. Rangel’s legal team is reviewing his tax records to determine whether the congressman received a homestead exemption on a house he owned in Washington while living in several rent-stabilized apartments in New York City. The situation is potentially troublesome for Mr. Rangel, a Harlem Democrat | Read More »
Robbing Peter To Pay Peter
So Charlie Rangel and other New York Democrats want a federal bailout for state and local governments: “Our hope is that the leadership of both parties will be able to confer and come back after the election, and see what we can do to provide assistance to our local and state governments, as we have been able to do for our banking and finance industry,” | Read More »
Meet Congressman Charles Rangel (D, NY-15).
He is also the Chairman of the Board of the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee. Obama supporter. Here, he speaks: In a CBS 2 HD exclusive interview Rep. Rangel called Republican vice presidential candidate Sarah Palin “disabled.” The question was simple: Why are the Democrats so afraid of Palin and her popularity? The answer was astonishing. “You got to be kind to the disabled,” Rangel said. | Read More »