Monday Apr 14
Kissing Congressman from Louisiana not stepping down
Louisiana Rep. Vance McAllister stayed out of sight as calls grew louder from Republicans back home demanding the GOP congressman's resignation after he was caught on video kissing the wife of a friend.
The Town Talk
'No plans of resignation' for Rep. McAllister
Embattled Republican U.S. Rep. Vance McAllister, R-La., issued a less-than-ironclad vow to stay in office Thursday as the state's Republican governor and party chairman demanded his resignation after a videotape showed him in a lingering kiss with the wife of a friend.
Albany Times Union
La. GOP chair: McAllister's behavior 'hypocrisy'
This photo taken Nov. 21, 2013 shows then-newly-elected Rep. Vance McAllister, R-La.
History Lesson for McAllister: Members Caught Pursuing Staffers Never Survive
McAllister needs only to look to former Rep. Mark Souder of Indiana to see how Republican leadership deals with members' affairs with staffers.
Congressman a kissing hypocrite
Editor's note: Peggy Drexler is the author of "Our Fathers, Ourselves: Daughters, Fathers, and the Changing American Family" and "Raising Boys Without Men."
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