Abscam figure who won reelection will resign

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Democratic Rep. Raymond F. Lederer of Pennsylvania, the only member snared in the FBI's Abscam investigation who won reelection, will resign effective May 5, his attorney announced -- one day after a House committee recommended he be expelled. The ethics committee, voting 10 to 2 April 28, recommended expulsion of Lederer, who was convicted on a federal b ribery charge Jan. 9, shortly after beginning his third term

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