New York has had its share of members of Congress who’ve faced legal, ethical, and other problems.
Since the birth of the nation, many fine, upstanding citizens of New York have served in the U.S. House of Representatives. But even some of the finest, most upstanding representatives from New York have proved far too human.
Several representatives during the past few years have exemplified this; Democratic Rep. Anthony Weiner is only the latest. Below are some of the most recent New York congressmen who’ve found themselves in ethical or legal trouble — or a good, old-fashioned sex scandal.