November 28, 2005
More on CunninghamNancy Pelosi issues a statement:
"Mr. Cunningham accepted a bribe to perform an official act – an egregious action that strikes at the very heart of our democracy and dishonors the people he has been elected to represent; it is only proper that he resign.Chris Cillizza at The Fix has more, including links to documents outlining his charges and plea agreement as well as what happens now to Cunningham's seat.
The Union Tribune provides a backgrounder on Cunningham.
The Left Coaster opines the congressman is likely not alone in peddling influence on behalf of defense contractors.
The Democratic Veteran throws ice water on those fawning over Cunningham's military career and notes the congressman now shares a criminal conviction with his son.
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