The article focuses on the investigations of African-American lawmakers of the House Ethics Committee. It argues on the disparity in investigations in which blacks allegedly dominate the inquiries of the committee. It discusses the cases of black lawmakers Charlie Rangel, Maxine Waters and Jesse Jackson Sr. to highlight the issue.
New York Times. 02/08/2000, Vol. 149 Issue 51292, pA1. 0p. 1 Black and White Photograph.
AFRICAN American legislators, CAMPAIGN funds, FUNDRAISING, and POLITICAL science
Focuses on United States Representative Charles B. Rangel (D-N.Y.) and his fundraising efforts for the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee. Amount raised as of December 1999; His appeal to Afro-Americans, and the possibility of his elevation to the position of chairman of the House Ways and Means Committee; Evidence of his popularity in his New York City district; Efforts to establish a national network; Tenure in Congress.
New York Times. 9/9/2002, Vol. 151 Issue 52236, pB1. 0p. 1 Black and White Photograph.
UNITED States legislators, AFRICAN American legislators, and AFRICAN American politicians
Focuses on Harlem Democratic congressman Charles B. Rangel. Rangel's role in Andrew M. Cuomo's withdrawal from New York State's 2002 governor's race; Comments of Rangel; His power and standing as a black politician; Problems with the Democratic Senate primary of 1992; Why Rangel publicly called on Cuomo to step out of the race.
Diverse: Issues in Higher Education. 11/2/2006, Vol. 23 Issue 19, p13-13. 1p. 1 Color Photograph.
AFRICAN American legislators and UNITED States legislators
The article discusses issues related to possible leadership positions for several African-American congressmen. Those favored for top jobs based on seniority include Representatives Charles Rangel, John Conyers and Bennie Thompson. Conyers' potential succession to the Judiciary Committee is perhaps the most controversial among political observers. Conservatives say Conyers would seek the immediate impeachment of President George W. Bush after a Democratic takeover.