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Charlie Rangel sues Boehner for ethics censure

Charlie Rangel sues Boehner for ethics censure

(NEWSER– Charlie Rangel has sued seven lawmakers, including John Boehner and former House ethics chair Zoe Lofgren, in an effort to overturn a 2010 ethics censure,Politico reports. Rangel says the ethics committee withheld relevant evidence in the case, which resulted in a 333-79 House vote in favor of a censure, USA Today reports. The suit refers to a withheld memo pointing to flaws in the investigation; had Rangel known about it, he would have called for a dismissal of the probe, the court documents say.

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