Thursday, October 23, 2014

SC GOP Crook Goes Down

South Carolina house speaker pleads guilty in ethics case, to resign | Reuters:

South Carolina House of Representatives Speaker Bobby Harrell pleaded guilty on Thursday to criminal ethics charges and agreed to immediately resign from the legislature.

Harrell, a Republican who became speaker in 2005, pleaded guilty to six counts that included using campaign funds for personal expenses, misconduct in office and false reporting, in a case that has laid low a key figure in the state Republican Party...

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