While FOX was making Common into a cop killer, real stuff was happening in the Senate Ethics Committee. Had he not resigned, Senator John Ensign of Nevada, would have been considered for expulsion from the Senate. The whole story reads like a Hollywood screenplay. An affair/sexual harrassment, bribery, a religious group known as “The Family,” and another Senator, Tom Coburn trying to broker a deal with the mistress to keep it all quiet. This will become a Hollywood movie because it wrote itself. Check out Rachel Maddow’s report on this case:
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