Jefferson Loses

CNN tells us that “Dollar Bill” Jefferson will have to pick up his freezer and go home:

“Nine-term Democratic Rep. William Jefferson, who has been battling scandals and a federal indictment for the past three years, appears to have lost his bid for re-election.

Louisiana Democratic Rep. William Jefferson has been embroiled in a bribery scandal.

Republican challenger Anh “Joseph” Cao, an attorney and community organizer, has defeated Jefferson in the 2nd Congressional district race, according to The Associated Press.

With 79 percent of precincts reporting, Cao had 52.9 percent of the vote to Jefferson’s 43.2 percent.”

So long, and thanks for all the fish!

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