AP via WashPost:
Rep. Ney of Ohio Resigns From CongressMaybe now Congressman Mark Green will feel it's OK to ask his good buddy Ney to resign. He hasn't said a peep.
By DAVID HAMMER, Associated Press, November 3, 2006
WASHINGTON -- Rep. Bob Ney of Ohio, who pleaded guilty last month in the Jack Abramoff influence-peddling investigation resigned his seat in Congress on Friday.
The Ohio Republican, who had been pressed to quit by fellow lawmakers, sent a letter of resignation to House Speaker Dennis Hastert, according to Ney's chief of staff, David Popp.