Ethics Charges

Special to NewsOne by contributor Bobby Marvin WASHINGTON, DC — U.S. Congressman Charles B. Rangel (D-NY) was honored with the unveiling of his official portrait commemorating his tenure as the 62nd Chairman of the House of Representatives Ways and Means committee. A small bi-partisan group of congressional lawmakers including House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-CA), […]

It was a gentle but unmistakable nudge President Obama gave Representative Charles B. Rangel recently, suggesting in an interview three weeks ago that Mr. Rangel, 80, should retire to “end his career with dignity.”

California congresswoman Maxine Waters charged with violating House ethics rules says the congressional office that helped prompt the probe of her behavior is known for sloppy work.

OneUnited CEO Kevin Cohee says his bank hasn't made loans in some poor neighborhoods because it wasn't financially prudent. He also reiterates that past criminal charges against him were dropped.

In her most spirited defense against ethics charges, Rep. Maxine Waters (D- Los Angeles) on Friday refused to wait quietly for her trial, denying that she used her influence to aid a bank in which her husband has a financial interest. She also attacked ethics investigators for drawing the wrong conclusions from what she said […]