Friday, November 19, 2010

Charlie Rangel

This is the second worst news for Congressional Democrats since the election:
The House ethics committee on Thursday recommended censure for longtime Rep. Charles Rangel, suggesting that the New York Democrat suffer the embarrassment of standing before his colleagues while receiving an oral rebuke by the speaker for financial and fundraising misconduct.

Censure is the most serious congressional discipline short of expulsion. The House, which could change the recommended discipline by making it more serious or less serious, probably will consider the recommendation after Thanksgiving.

The worst news for Congressional Democrats since the election was the reelection of Nancy Pelosi as their leader.

The message to swing voters so far is that the only jobs they're fighting for are their own.

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