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More Charges May Come in Cunningham Bribery Case

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More Charges May Come in Cunningham Bribery Case

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More Charges May Come in Cunningham Bribery Case

More Charges May Come in Cunningham Bribery Case

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Prosecutors investigating the case of former Rep. Randy "Duke" Cunningham (R-CA) are considering the fate of private contractors who gave the congressman money and gifts in exchange for his help in winning contracts. Cunningham resigned Monday after pleading guilty to accepting bribes. Pentagon correspondent John Hendren provides details of Cunningham's especially powerful position and more details of the case.