Friday, September 21, 2007

Another Republican--Weller--Drops out of 2008

AP Reports:
Republican U.S. Rep. Jerry Weller, recently named one of the most corrupt members of Congress by a watchdog group, will announce he will not seek an eighth term, a spokesman said Friday.

Weller was to make the announcement at a Joliet Region Chamber of Commerce luncheon, citing family reasons.

"I need to give my family the time needed to be a full-time father and husband," Weller said in a copy of his speech, provided to The Associated Press.[1]
Maybe corruption is a family value in the Republican Party--they certainly seem to travel hand in hand these days.

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