NEW YORK — U.S. Rep. Charles Rangel, the face of Harlem politics for generations, held off a strong Democratic primary challenge and moved one step closer to what he says will be his 23rd and final term in the House.
By Jonathan Lemire, Jennifer Peltz, Associated Press
Voters in seven states will head to the polls Tuesday for another set of primary elections. Since House Majority Leader Eric Cantor’s loss in Virginia’s Republican primary two weeks ago, incumbents all over the country are scrambling to secure victories.
By Ariel Min
Today in the Morning Line: Tuesday’s elections feature current officeholders trying to hold on In Mississippi, Cochran’s hopes might rest with black voters Charlie Rangel in tough fight – does he become first Democratic incumbent to lose? Hillary Clinton…
By Domenico Montanaro, Terence Burlij, Rachel Wellford, Simone Pathe
On Monday, Democratic Rep. Charlie Rangel walked out of his own ethics trial, the 111th Congress reconvened and newly elected members attended orientation. Kwame Holman has an overview then Ray Suarez gets more on what to expect from the lame-duck…
By Terence Burlij
Rep. Charlie Rangel, D-N.Y., has still not reached a deal with the House ethics committee to avoid a public trial of sorts, as many of his fellow Democrats had hoped he would. The New York Post reports that…
The House Ethics Committee is expanding its investigation into Rep. Charles Rangel over a series of questionable financial dealings. Kwame Holman reports.
The House passed a tax reform bill on Friday aimed at reducing the burden of the Alternative Minimum Tax for middle-class Americans. The bill would raise taxes on hedge-fund and private equity firm managers to offset lost revenue.
President Bush and House leaders came to an agreement on environmental and worker protection guidelines to attach to trade deals with other countries. A trade policy expert talks about the agreement's significance.
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