Thursday, September 22, 2011

Preview of Rangel Tribute Portrait

Portrait to be Unveiled Today in House Ceremony
On Thursday, House leaders will pay tribute to Rep. Charles Rangel (D-N.Y.), less than a year after the House formally censured the former chairman of the Ways and Means Committee.

Speaker John Boehner (R-Ohio) will speak at a ceremony to unveil Rangel’s official portrait as chairman of the storied committee, which the longtime New York Democrat led from 2007 until March 2010, when party leaders pressured him to give up the post amid a growing ethics scandal.

I've been told that my $64,000 check is in the mail.

(H.T. Jim Hoft.)


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