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  •  Trey Radel resigned. (0+ / 0-)

    He may be the exception.

    "The true strength of our nation comes not from the might of our arms or the scale of our wealth, but from the enduring power of our ideals." - Barack Obama

    by HeyMikey on Thu Aug 07, 2014 at 01:33:37 PM PDT

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    •  John Ensign also resigned (2+ / 0-)
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      Of course, that might also have been out of humiliation at having to be bailed out by his parents.

      Seriously, what other U.S. Senator had to have his parents pay his mistress hush money?

      •  I think Ensign resigned because it was becoming (1+ / 0-)
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        quite clear that possible criminal activity was indicated (paying off the spouse of the woman he was sleeping with by having his parents funnel money to them).

        I would imagine the (R) leadership had a word with him to silently slink away asap...

        "I like paying taxes...with them, I buy Civilization"

        by Angie in WA State on Thu Aug 07, 2014 at 01:56:39 PM PDT

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