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GOP Rep. Michael Grimm To Resign

Via CNN:  Rep. Michael Grimm announced late Monday night plans to resign from Congress, after pleading guilty to a felony tax evasion charge last week. The announcement came just hours after a source familiar with Grimm’s thinking told CNN he would resign “sooner rather than later,” after the New York Daily News broke the news of Grimm’s plans to step …

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GOP Rep. Michael Grimm (NY) Surrenders To FBI On 20 Federal Charges

GOP Rep. Michael Grimm surrendered to the FBI this morning after being indicted on 20 federal charges related to a restaurant he owned before winning a seat in the US House in 2010. The charges stem from his ownership of a Manhattan health-food restaurant that has ties to an Israeli fundraiser who served as a liaison between Grimm and a …

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GOP Rep. Michael Grimm (NY) Threatens Reporter: I Could Break You In Half

Earlier today Rep. Michael Grimm (R-NY made positive news when he became the sixth Republican member of the House to co-sponsor ENDA. Grimm’s move won him accolades from openly gay Rep. Jared Polis (D-CO), the bill’s author. But tonight Grimm dominated the post-SOTU Twitterverse for threatening to assault a NY1 reporter who dared to ask him about his burgeoning campaign …

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