WA Reps. McDermott and Smith in small minority against Rangel censure

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The U.S. House of Representatives voted to censure U.S. Rep. Charles Rangel (D-NY) for ethics violations today ranging from failure to disclose his finances to failure to pay taxes. Getting censured is just one step shy of getting expelled from Congress. Only 22 members—including two members who were censured in 1983 for improper, um, contact with congressional pages—have been censured before.

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