Foley Resigns

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Rep. Mark Foley (R-FL) resigned from Congress today after “ABC News questioned him about sexually explicit internet messages with current and former congressional pages under the age of 18.” In addition to the questionable emails sent to a 16-year-old former page, the IM messages, which “made repeated references to sexual organs and acts,” were also found.

The GOP will have to appoint a new chairman of the House Caucus on Missing and Exploited Children, which Foley will vacate with his departure. You can’t make this shit up.

(Thanks to Constant Comment for the link.)

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