If you live west of the East River, and east of the Hudson. The Potomac weighs in!

"Why Charles Rangel is surviving"http://www.politico.com/news/stories/0710/40474.htmlAnd there's this: http://www.outsidethebeltway.com/why-charlie-rangel-will-likely-survive/Now that Obama has suggested that Rangel resign, you can be sure he won't, and that if he runs he'll win! I know my district. Witness the Obamians trying to get David Patterson to resign as governor. That didn't work either though he dropped out of the governor's race.

Margaret O’Brien Steinfels is a former editor of Commonweal. 

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