Reports Have Massa Resigning On Monday

By: Friday March 5, 2010 12:38 pm

The Hotline is reporting that Eric Massa will resign on Monday, and cites House Democrats “pressuring” him to leave Congress. Massa has been pressured by House Dems to step aside amid an ethics controversy that caused him to announce earlier this week he would not run for a second term. There’s an open investigation in [...]

Word “Sexually” Magically Disappears From Massa Misconduct Charges

By: Thursday March 4, 2010 7:13 am

Last night, Majority Leader Steny Hoyer’s office confirmed that Eric Massa, the freshman Democrat who will retire from Congress after only one term, citing health reasons, faces an allegation of “misconduct” charges from a former male staffer. However, the AP would not characterize the allegation beyond that. Further, the New York Times story on the [...]

NY-29: Eric Massa Leaving Congress After One Term, Possibly Due To Recurrence Of Cancer

By: Wednesday March 3, 2010 11:33 am

Ending one of the shorter political careers in recent memory, Rep. Eric Massa, a freshman Democrat in a swing seat, will not seek re-election, possibly because of a recurrence of the cancer that almost took his life several years ago. As I reported last month, Massa was diagnosed with terminal non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma and was given [...]

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