Corrupt Congressman's Gifts go to Auction
RENEE MONTAGNE, host:
Good morning, I'm Renee Montagne. After former Republican Congressman Randy Duke Cunningham was sentenced to eight years in prison for taking millions in bribes and gifts, the government had a lot of loot on its hands: a cedar-lined cabinet, Persian rugs, silver-plated candelabras. Now it can all can be yours, today, when the feds auction off the spoils. Defense contractors also gave the California Congressman a yacht and Rolls Royce, but he got rid of those before he was indicted. This is MORNING EDITION.
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