Nov 21, 2010

House delays Maxine Waters ethics trial

The House trial for Democrat Congressman Charlie Rangel is over - except for the sentencing.

Now it's Maxine Waters (pictured) turn.

The hearing on the Los Angeles Democrat's case had been scheduled for Nov. 29, but the panel says it has new material that calls for further investigation.

Waters, a high-ranking member of the House committee that oversees banking, is accused of intervening improperly on behalf of a bank on whose board her husband served and in which he owns stock.

More here.