CHARLES RANGEL UPDATE: Rep. Zoe Lofgren (D-Calif.), the new ethics committee chairwoman, wants to maintain continuity in the investigation of several allegations against Rep. Charles Rangel (D-N.Y.). Lofgren wants the same members who launched the Rangel investigation to review the charges against him — even though they were term-limited on the panel and are no longer members of it, according to a Democratic aide.”

Meanwhile, it’s now been 187 days since Chris Dodd promised to release his mortgage documents.