November 18, 2010 The House ethics committee has agreed with the recommendation of its chief counsel that Rep. Charles Rangel (D-NY) be censured for violating House rules.
November 15, 2010 Rep. Charles Rangel, the New York Democrat facing sanctions over an assortment of ethics charges, can receive a penalty that calls for anything between no more than a rebuke or a reprimand to expulsion.
August 30, 2010 James Traficant, the former Ohio Democratic congressman who was expelled in 2002 on corruption charges, now looks like he will make the ballot in his state's 17th Congressional District as an independent.
July 6, 2010 Former Ohio Congressman James Traficant's bid to return to the House may be over, as he apparently has fallen short in presenting the required number of signatures.
May 3, 2010 James Traficant, whose nine terms in Congress came to an end in 2002 when, following his conviction on corruption charges, he was expelled from Congress — is back. He's running in Ohio, though this time as an independent.