Stop Quitting Your Job Over Naked Photos

Brian Moylan · 08/03/11 03:34PM

The latest to join the ever-growing ranks of elected officials who have resigned after sending naked pictures of themselves over the internet is New Jersey freeholder Louis Magazzu. Really, buddy, there was absolutely no reason for you to quit.

Craigslist Congressman's Seat Won by Democrat

Max Read · 05/24/11 10:07PM

New York's 26th congressional district went to the polls on Tuesday to pick a replacement for their former representative Christopher Lee, who resigned after we caught him sending shirtless photos to women he met on Craigslist. The winner? Democrat Kathy Hochul, whose victory has been declared a repudiation of the Republican Medicare plan. Kathy! We don't necessarily expect a thank-you or anything, but if you want to say "hi," you can reach us at 646-470-4295.

Craigslist Congressman Returns Campaign Donations

Adrian Chen · 03/13/11 05:08PM

Chris Lee, Western New York's Craigslist Congressman, has refunded more than 1,100 campaign donations he raised in 2010 and 2011. In the letter that went out to donors he wrote: "I regret very much how my actions affected my family, staff and constituents… I make no excuses for my behavior. It was wrong." [Buffalo News, Image via AP]

Craigslist Congressman Warned Teens About Dangers of the Internet

Adrian Chen · 02/09/11 09:15PM

Ex-congressman Chris Lee knows a thing or two about the dangers of the Internet. In June 2009, he penned this op-ed in the Tonawanda News explaining why he helped pass legislation that would "educate students on the dangers of the Internet." Guess the lesson plan didn't include a section on why it's a bad idea to send sexy half-naked pictures to random women on Craigslist using your real name and e-mail address.

Married GOP Congressman Sent Sexy Pictures to Craigslist Babe

Maureen O'Connor · 02/09/11 02:33PM

Rep. Christopher Lee is a married Republican congressman serving the 26th District of New York. But when he trolls Craigslist's "Women Seeking Men" forum, he's Christopher Lee, "divorced" "lobbyist" and "fit fun classy guy." One object of his flirtation told us her story.