All in the Family
Rangel is not the only one who does not want to sail off into the sunset. The surviving members of the Harlem Gang of Four are planning a replacement for the congressman when he decides or his health decides to hang them up. Gov. Paterson has been making the media rounds the last couple of weeks calling himself the victim of the press and Albany dysfunctionalism. Painting his son as a victim will make Gang of Four member Basil the next congressman from Harlem. Daivd's support for gay rights will make him very attractive to the district news white voters Possible replacement for Rangel is ... Paterson? (DN)
As Rangel Stands Silently, Censure Vote Rings Loudly(NYT) * Recount Finds 195,000 Votes Were Missed on Election Night (NYT Ed) * Rangel Censured for Ethics Violations(WSJ) *Timeline: Dates of a Scandal (WSJ) * Video: Rangel Asks for 'Fairness' Before Vote * House punishments through history * Pelosi rips Rangel in House floor tongue-lashing (DN) * Charlie Rangel got his just deserts in the House censure, and he has only himself to blame (DN ED) * Humbled Rangel rebuked over ethics violations (NYP) * Rangel Is Censured By House For Ethics Violations (NY1) * Charlie's legacy(NYP Ed) * Charlie Rangel got support from several unlikely places yesterday.