President Obama gave a rousing speech in Detroit, where he said the stimulus has helped the area's economy but reminded everyone that the road ahead is hard The Arizona immigration law suffered a temporary setback (continued).
On Friday, a House subcommittee decided to dish out an official reprimand to Rep. Charles Rangel as punishment for running afoul of ethics rules, but his fate still remains to be decided by a panel of his peers.
The House Ethics Committee isn't known for throwing its own to the wolves, but word is that Rep. Charlie Rangel, the subject of a two-year investigation, could get slammed. (continued)
Following Rep Charles Rangel's announcement Wednesday that he'd no longer head up the House Ways and Means Committee, naturally the nation awaited the revelation of his successor with bated breath or not But either way, Rep Sander Levin has been picked to take over Levin's a Democrat from Michigan, and as The Christian Science Monitor notes (continued).
The House Democrats who took a majority away from a "culture of corruption" had better start taking the ethics allegations against Rep. Charlie Rangel seriously.