House Ways and Means Committee Chairman Rep. Charles Rangel, D-N.Y., gestures during a news conference on Capitol Hill in Washington, Wednesday, March 3, 2010. (AP Photo/Harry Hamburg)
House Ways and Means Committee Chairman Rep. Charles Rangel, D-N.Y., gestures during a news conference on Capitol Hill in Washington, Wednesday, March 3, 2010. (AP Photo/Harry Hamburg) Associated Press
House Ways and Means Committee Chairman Rep. Charles Rangel, D-N.Y., gestures during a news conference on Capitol Hill in Washington, Wednesday, March 3, 2010. (AP Photo/Harry Hamburg) Associated Press

Rangel steps aside in hopes of avoiding fight with GOP

March 03, 2010 11:03 AM