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Abscam figure who won reelection will resign

By WITH ANALYSIS FROM MONITOR CORRESPONDENTS AROUND THE WORLD, EDITED BY HILARY DEVRIES / April 30, 1981



Philadelphia

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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