February 4, 2009

POLITICO: Carter Tries to Push Rangel Out. “Republican Rep. John R. Carter of Texas offered legislation Wednesday that would require Ways and Means Committee Chairman Charles B. Rangel to relinquish his gavel until the ethics committee completes an investigation into Rangel’s finances. Under the rules of the House, members must consider Carter’s resolution by next Tuesday, forcing Democrats to confront Rangel’s ethics in the same week they will try to move the massive economic stimulus and a handful of late appropriations bills.”

More on Rangel’s problems here. Plus, After Daschle and Killefer, why should Rangel get a pass?

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