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Charlie Rangel sues Boehner for ethics censure

Charlie Rangel sues Boehner for ethics censure
Posted Tuesday, April 23rd 2013 @ 11am  by Matt Cantor, Newser Staff

(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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