One week after Rep. Mark Foley, R-Fla., resigned over explicit messages to a congressional page, the House ethics committee has launched an investigation into how the leadership handled the matter.
Several news organizations knew months ago about the explicit messages that Rep. Mark Foley, R-Fla., sent to male congressional pages but decided not to report on them. One of the editors involved in the decision-making explains why.
Rep. Mark Foley, R-Fla., resigned Friday after reports revealed he had sent sexually explicit messages to male congressional pages. Following a report on the political fallout of Foley's resignation, political journalist Ben Pershing discusses its effects on the Republican Party.
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