Talking Points Memo reports:
The ethics committee hearings for Reps. Charlie Rangel (D-NY) and Maxine Waters (D-CA) will be held after Election Day, the committee announced today.
Rangel’s adjudicatory hearing will begin Nov. 15. Waters’ will begin Nov. 29.
The timing of the hearings was a point of contention between the Democratic and Republican members of the committee. Last week, the committee’s Republicans demanded the hearings be held before the election in a statement that apparently broke committee rules.
Rangel and Waters have both demanded their hearings begin as soon as possible.
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