Saturday, May 28, 2005

State Senator Ford Resigns

Tennessee State Senator John Ford, a 30-year veteran of the Senate, has resigned after his indictment on corruption charges and order of home confinement because of an alleged threat against a witness (see earlier posts here and here). According to an AP story (here), Ford's lawyer said the threat against the witness was just a joke. (ph)

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