Ethics probes = demands for resignation


Guilty Blago will probably mean that Jesse Jackson, Jr. will be targeted by the same knives came out for Anthony Weiner:

Jackson had been accused of telling one of his major campaign donors to give money to Blagojevich so the former Illinois governor would appointed Jackson to the Senate seat left empty by President Barack Obama.

via End Of Blago Case Could Mean House Ethics Probe For Jackson Jr. | TPMMuckraker

I don’t know what Dem leadership can do once they set the threshold for cutting a representative loose at “this scandal is a distraction so our colleague has to go” and at the same time can’t expedite ethics investigations.