Charles Rangel’s Career

Yesterday, Charlie Rangel broke down and wept before the House Ethics committee that would decide his fate. Hard as it is to believe now that he sits in this diminished state, but Charlie Rangel was once one of the most powerful people in New York State, if not the nation. He has presided over Harlem for 40 years, and he has been the dean of the New York delegation in Congress seemingly forever

For a full look-back on the highs and lows of Rangel’s storied career, click here.

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