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Florida Rep. Trey Radel to resign

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Monday, January 27, 2014

USA Today: GOP Rep. Trey Radel of Florida will resign from Congress.

Radel, a freshman who represents a Fort Myers-based district, returned to work in Washington earlier this month after taking a leave of absence to undergo treatment at a rehab facility. He had vowed to stay in office after pleading guilty to a misdemeanor charge of cocaine possession.

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0 #1 Good news!Guest 2014-01-27 20:23:58
It's a testimony to egos that Rep Radel thought he could continue to be an effective representative after pleading guilty to cocaine possession. If he's truly been rehabbed and is clean and sober for a couple of years, then try again for public office. But after betraying a public trust he needs to leave and allow someone with better morals and character to represent the district.
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