February 25, 2010 - Rangel is admonished by the House Ethics Committee for accepting trips to the Caribbean that were paid for by corporate interests and is ordered to repay the money.
March 3, 2010 - Announces he is stepping down as chairman of the House Ways and Means Committee until an ethics investigation is complete.
July 22, 2010 - The House Ethics Committee finds that Rangel violated ethics rules.
July 29, 2010 - The House Ethics Committee formally charges Rangel with 13 counts of violating house rules in soliciting funds for a project, not disclosing financial papers, not paying taxes on a home in the Dominican Republic and improper use of a rent-subsidized apartment.
November 2, 2010 - Wins re-election with 80 percent of the vote.
November 15, 2010 - Rangel walks out of the House Ethics trial. Ethics panel wraps up its case.
November 16, 2010 - A House Ethics subcommittee finds Rangel guilty on 11 charges against him.
December 3, 2010 - The House votes to censure Rangel.
March 23, 2012 - Rangel and his campaign agree to pay a $23,000 civil penalty in a settlement over the use of a rent-stabilized apartment as his campaign headquarters, according to Federal Election Commission documents.
May 7, 2012 - Returns to Capitol Hill for the first time since February 9, after recovering from a back injury and viral infection.
June 26, 2012 - Claims apparent victory in the Democratic primary with 45 percent of the vote, compared with New York state Sen. Adriano Espaillat, who received about 40 percent in the latest count.
June 30, 2012 - Ballot issues arise after the June 26 primary and new unofficial numbers released by the New York City Board of Elections show Rangel ahead of NY state Sen. Adriano Espaillat by only two percentage points, 44% to 42%, with just 802 votes separating them and more than 3,000 votes unaccounted for.
July 7, 2012 - At the end of the ballot count, the New York City Board of Elections announces that Rangel received 18,940 votes in the June 26 primary, beating state Sen. Adriano Espaillat who received 17,950 votes.
November 6, 2012 - Is re-elected to a 22nd term with 91 percent of the vote. As a result of redistricting, Rangel will represent the new 13th District, which stretches from East Harlem to the northwest Bronx.