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House Ethics Committee Votes for Censure of Rangel

Despite passionate and humble pleas of leniency from Rep. Charles Rangel (D-NY), the full House Ethics Committee this week voted to censure the once powerful Harlem lawmaker.

Waters Requests Speedy Trial, Details of Violations Ahead of House Committee...

The U.S. House Committee on Standards of Official conduct formally released three ethics violations against Democrat Rep. Maxine Waters of California Monday, days after...

Why the President is More Worried about the Senate

These days, most 2010 horse race speculation revolves around the House of Representatives. Why is the President focused on the Senate? There may be a number of good reasons. For one, with House races much more locally focused and volatile, having a House district-stumping President with approval ratings below 50% might not be good strategy. Plus, as a former Senator, membership has its advantages: he’s more personally inclined to stump for the least ideological and, in his mind, more reasonable of the two Chambers.

Charles Rangel to Face Ethics Violations Brought by House, Says He...

A House investigative subcommittee committee brought ethics violation charges against Rep. Charles Rangel Thursday, after he has been under investigation for two years for...

Finance Reform Passes the House, Now On to the Senate

A bill overhauling financial regulations passed the U.S. House of Representatives Wednesday, clearing the first hurdle for President Barack Obama's landmark legislation. The Senate will...

Jesse Jackson Jr. Presides Over The Health Care Debate

By Boyce Watkins, PhD on Mar 22nd 2010 While standing in the hallway off the House floor Sunday night, Rev.Jesse Jackson was able to discuss how...

The Obama No Fear Victory

"I consider this to be the civil rights act of the 21st century" Jim Clyburn (D-SC), House Majority Whip President Obama, whose presidency has been battered...

“I Know This Is A Tough Vote”

President Barack Obama spoke to the House of Representatives Saturday afternoon to rally support for his healthcare reform bill. The president emphasized in his...

Closing The Deal On The Healthcare Reform Bill

If you are on the outside looking in, the scene in Washington can seem very chaotic right about now as the House Democrats and...