Washington (CNN) - The House of Representatives censured veteran New York Rep. Charlie Rangel on Thursday - a stunning downfall for a congressman once considered one of the most powerful members of Congress.
The 333-79 vote required Rangel to stand in the well of the House as a formal censure resolution was read aloud by House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, D-California.
(CNN) Rep. Charlie Rangel, D-New York, asked the House for "fairness" Thursday in imposing a punishment on him for ethics violations.
"Nobody has ever suffered the humiliation of a censure when ... (the ethics committee) found no evidence at all of corruption," Rangel said.
Washington (CNN) – The full House of Representatives is expected to vote Thursday on the House ethics committee's recommendation to censure New York Democratic Rep Charles Rangel.
House Majority Leader Steny Hoyer, who handles the House floor schedule, told reporters Wednesday that he informed Rangel and Rep Zoe Lofgren, the chair of the ethics committee, that the committee's report would be considered Thursday afternoon.
(CNN) - A House of Representatives committee has voted 9-1 to recommend that Rep. Charlie Rangel, D-New York, be censured by the House and be required to pay restitution for any unpaid taxes.
Washington (CNN) – New York Rep. Charlie Rangel issued an apology Thursday after the House ethics committee's chief counsel recommended the 20-term Democratic congressman be censured by the House of Representatives for multiple rules violations.
Rangel, who was found guilty of the violations on Tuesday, said in the statement, "To my beloved Colleagues, my constituents and the American people, I am sorry."
Read the full statement after the jump:
Washington (CNN) - The House panel looking into ethics allegations against longtime Democratic Rep. Charlie Rangel of New York will resume its executive session deliberations Tuesday.
On Monday, Rangel walked out of the House ethics subcommittee trial, complaining he has not had sufficient time to hire a new legal team to respond to corruption allegations.
Washington (CNN) - Embattled Rep. Charlie Rangel, D-New York, walked out of his House ethics subcommittee hearing Monday morning, complaining that he has not had sufficient time to hire a new legal team to respond to corruption allegations.
The subcommittee members continued meeting behind closed doors.
"Fifty years of public service is on the line. And I truly believe that I am not being treated fairly," he declared. "I deserve a lawyer."
Washington (CNN) – The House ethics committee will hold trial-like hearings on allegations against two Democratic members - Rep. Charles Rangel of New York and Rep. Maxine Waters of California - after the November 2 congressional elections in which both are running, the panel's chairwoman announced Thursday.
A statement by Rep. Zoe Lofgren, D-California, who chairs the House Committee on Standards of Official Conduct, said the adjudication hearing for Rangel would be on November 15, and one for Waters would be on November 29.