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(Studio: Anderson Cooper) The House ethics accusations against Representative Charles Rangel reviewed; details given about Rangel's finances, how he pressured donors for the Rangel Center, his use of a rent-subsidized apartment as an office, his villa in the Dominican Republic & the possibility of a deal to prevent a trial. [RANGEL - says there is no evidence he is corrupt.]
(Studio: Anderson Cooper) Live discussion held with CNN's Jeffrey Toobin & Gloria Borger about the Rangel case. [TOOBIN - says what is clear is he did not report his assets & he was shaking down donors; notes Rangel is running for re-election as the last of the old style Harlem politicians.] [BORGER - outlines what Democrats have done, why they are nervous about a public trial, how Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi is avoiding the issue.]
- Cooper, Anderson
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