Rangel Retains Gavel Despite GOP Corruption Allegations

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After years of high-profile scandals that knocked Republicans off pedestals on Capitol Hill, Democratic House Speaker Nancy Pelosi promised the "most open and ethical" Congress in history. Now Republicans are striking back. Charles Rangel, one of the senior members of Congress, is chair of the Ways ad Means Committee, which oversees the Internal Revenue Service. Among other charges, the New York Democrat is accused of failing to report his own income. Gail Russell Chaddock reports for the Christian Science Monitor.




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