6.) Ex-Rep. Laura Richardson (D-CA)

  • 2019-01-31
  • Source: AAN
  • by: AAN Staff
Richardson represented California's 37th congressional district until 2013, after losing reelection. An ethics controversy during the 2012 cycle likely made her defeat inevitable. 

In August 2012, the House Ethics Committee found Richardson guilty on seven counts of violating congressional rules by all but forcing her staff to campaign for her and help obstruct the Ethics Committee's investigation by destroying evidence and tampering with witness testimony. 

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