Nightly News | November 16, 2010
BRIAN WILLIAMS, anchor: We now turn to other news, specifically news out of Washington . Veteran New York Democratic Congressman Charles Rangel was convicted today by his peers in the House on 11 out of 13 counts of ethics violations, most over finances and income. The Ethics Committee said his actions brought dishonor on the House . Rangel said the verdict was unfair. He walked out of his own hearing yesterday, complaining he could no longer afford a lawyer under the rules. Just re-elected to a 21st term in Congress , representing Harlem , Rangel is likely to face a formal letter of reprimand or censure.