Duke Cunningham

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Randall "Duke" Cunningham (born December 8, 1941)[1] is a former member of the United States House of Representatives. He served the 50th Congressional District of California from 1991 to 2005 as a Republican. He is also used to work in the United States Navy.

Scandals ended his political career. Duke Cunningham pleaded guilty to tax evasion, conspiracy to commit bribery and other charges.[2] He was then sentenced to prison in Tucson, Arizona.[3] He was released from prison in February 2013. He then moved to New Orleans to spend time inside a halfway house.[4]

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  1. "Duke Cunningham". Famous Why. http://people.famouswhy.com/duke_cunningham. Retrieved Jan 15, 2014.
  2. "Duke Cunningham Guilty". UT San Diego. http://legacy.utsandiego.com/news/politics/cunningham/20051130-9999-1n30duke.html. Retrieved Jan 15, 2014.
  3. "Cunningham Moving to Arizona Prison". The Washington Post. http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2007/01/05/AR2007010501858.html. Retrieved Jan 15, 2014.
  4. "Former US Rep Duke Cunningham Sprung from Lockup in a Bribery Scheme". NBC News San Diego. http://www.nbcsandiego.com/news/local/Former-US-Rep-Duke-Cunningham-Sprung-from-Lockup-in-Bribery-Schemes-210187901.html. Retrieved Jan 15, 2014.