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Rangel Fined $23K for Misusing Rent-Stabilized Pad

FEC finding another blow to NY rep.

(Newser) - Rep. Charles Rangel and his campaign have agreed to cough up a $23,000 fine for using a rent-stabilized New York City apartment as a campaign headquarters. The Federal Election Committee decided by leasing the Harlem apartment at a price well below the market rate, the Democrat had accepted an... More »

Charlie Rangel Is Innocent

The guy's an ego maniac, but not a crook

(Newser) - Charles Rangel isn’t a crook, and the ethics charges against him “range from the technical all the way to the trivial,” writes Eugene Robinson of the Washington Post . The only mildly juicy allegation is that Rangel failed to declare rental income from his Dominican villa on his... More »

Bianca Jagger Booted From Park Ave. Pad

Tourist visa and permanent residence incompatible: court

(Newser) - Bianca Jagger must give up her rent-controlled Manhattan apartment of 20 years. The state's highest court ruled that she doesn't meet the "primary residence" clause because she has an American tourist visa. Mick’s ex-wife says the eviction was revenge for her 2003 lawsuit against the landlord, which claimed... More »

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