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Rangel Still Popular in NY

February 26, 2010 - by Donny Shaw

The powerful House Ways and Rep. Charles Rangel [D, NY-15] is a great example. For the past year or so, he's been tied up in some really ugly ethics investigations. Yesterday, he was found to have violated House ethics rules by accepting paid vacations from corporations that employ lobbyists. But look at his approval numbers -- only 12.9% nationally approve of the job he's doing, while a full 67% of New Yorkers approve.

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