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Charlie Rangel’s Defense From K Street,Campaign Funds, Lobbying Firms

July 31, 2010

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Every person accused of a crime or an ethics violation deserves a competent defense. Charlie Rangel’s legal defense, fittingly, comes from K Street. Two of the three firms providing legal counsel to Rep. Charlie Rangel, D-N.Y., in his pending ethics cases are lobbying firms. In fact, one firm, Oldaker, Belair & Wittie, conducts much of […]

A Funny thing happened in Pelosi’s most ethical Congress in history

March 18, 2010

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By Debra Saunders, Townhall Another funny thing happened in what House Speaker Nancy Pelosi promised would be “the most ethical Congress in history.” Monica Conyers, the wife of House Judiciary Committee Chairman John Conyers, pleaded guilty last year to a federal charge of conspiracy to commit bribery that prompted her to resign from the Detroit […]

Dozens of House members scrutinized, report shows

October 31, 2009

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By LARRY MARGASAK Associated Press Writer/BREITBART WASHINGTON (AP) – Dozens of lawmakers have drawn scrutiny from their ethics monitor this year for everything from financial dealings to travel and campaign donations, according to a leaked account showing an active House panel secretly at work. Seven of the lawmakers—four not previously known—serve on a defense appropriations […]

Rangel’s Reelection Problems

October 13, 2009

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Rep. Charles Rangel to face primary challenge from former campaign director By Michael O’Brien – 10/12/09 05:11 PM ET Embattled Rep. Charles Rangel (D-N.Y.) will face a 2010 primary challenge from one of his own former campaign directors. Vince Morgan, a New York community banker who once worked for Rangel as a special assistant and […]