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Rangel Steps Down

March 3, 2010 - by Donny Shaw

Rep. Charles Rangel [D, NY-15] Democrat, one of the most powerful Democrats in the House, announced this morning that he is temporarily stepping down from his role as Chairman of the House Ways and Means Committee. The House ethics committee last week found him to have violated House ethics rules in 2007 by accepting travel from corporations that employ lobbyists.

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