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Congress: Rangel and Waters trials set

"The chairwoman of the House Committee on Standards of Official Conduct has scheduled hearings for next month in the separate cases of Representatives Charles B. Rangel, Democrat of New York, and Maxine Waters, Democrat of California, who have been accused of ethics violations," the New York Times says. "In a statement on Thursday, the chairwoman, Representative Zoe Lofgren, Democrat of California, said that Mr. Rangel’s hearing would begin on Nov. 15 and that the hearing for Ms. Waters would start on Nov. 29."