Rep. Charles Rangel said he was being treated unfairly by the House ethics subcommittee in his trial for alleged misconduct. By walking out of the hearing, did he create leverage?
Stephen Colbert’s appearance before a congressional committee Friday to discuss migrant labor issues has left many Democrats unhappy.
Stephen Colbert testified on Capitol Hill Friday about ... stuff. The mock-conservative pundit even made some Democratic aides wince.
Stephen Colbert is slated to appear Friday, in character, before a congressional subcommittee. His (and the subcommittee's) topic? 'Protecting America's Harvest.' No kidding
A hearing by House ethics investigators is expected to convene Thursday for Democratic Rep. Charles Rangel. In an election season, corruption allegations can be toxic for the party in power.
The public airing of Charles Rangel's alleged ethical lapses is the highest profile test of the 2006 Congressional pledge of greater accountability.
California Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger is in Washington Wednesday to lobby for $6.9 billion in federal funds. The governor needs the money to help fill an almost $20 million budget hole and stave off cuts to services.
Democrats will use credit-crisis hearings this month as a springboard for more regulation next year.