March 27, 2012 •
U.S. Rep. Charlie Rangel, former U.S. Rep. William Jefferson, former U.S. Senator and presidential candidate John Edwards, and Illinois Rep. Derrick Smith all have made a prominent appearance in the news today:
“FEC fines Charlie Rangel $23K for apartment misuse” by Darius Dixon in Politico.
“Rangel agrees to pay $23,000 FEC fine over use of rent-controlled apartment” by Justin Sink in The Hill.
“Jefferson loses bribery appeal” by Mackenzie Weinger in Politico. (Jefferson, if you recall, hid $90,000 in his freezer.)
“Edwards lawyers seek leeway in questioning Young” by Michael Biesecker (Associated Press) on WOODTV.com.
“House opens hearings into Chicago lawmaker’s bribery charge” by Ray Long in The Chicago Tribune.