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Thursday, December 11, 2008

Congressman Rangel
Questions Editorial Board
Congressman Rangel's Letter

To the Editor:
The recent inflammatory articles by David Kocieniewski attempting to link my position on retroactive tax legislation affecting United States companies that incorporate abroad (inverted companies) to support for the Rangel Center at C.C.N.Y. echoed in your recent editorial, reflect willful blindness to the history of that legislation and a fundamental ignorance of the legislative process that produced it.
Moreover, your editorial board is now criticizing me for opposing a 2007 Senate bill that The New York Times itself strenuously opposed. In fact, The Times roundly praised my efforts to defeat that very same bill by working on separate, targeted, bipartisan legislation in the House.  Read on.. 

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