How Congress has dealt with sex scandals has changed over time. The big issues for Rep. Weiner include whether there was an abuse of office or any use of official resources.
Former New York congressman Eric Massa went on Glenn Beck's show and 'Larry King Live Tuesday night, defending his decision to leave office and alleging a campaign to push him out for his opposition to healthcare reform.
For scores of lawmakers, approving the Senate healthcare reform bill and subsequent 'fixes' carries considerable political risk.
Is White House Chief of Staff Rahm Emanuel a shrewd tactician or an official who should get the boot? The competing story lines have spun out in the press. Now, his name is also coming up in the mess involving just-resigned Rep. Eric Massa.
Eric Massa of New York, facing a House sexual harassment probe, resigns his seat – but he has slammed fellow Democrats, claiming they want him out because he opposed their healthcare reform bill. He'll speak out again Tuesday on TV talk shows, perhaps with more choice words.
New York Rep. Eric Massa will resign Monday afternoon, rather than at the end of his term, his office said Friday. The House ethics committee was investigating the freshman congressman.
The retirement of Rep. Bill Delahunt (D) of Massachusetts hands the GOP yet another opportunity in its bid for a House takeover in the fall.