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Duncan Hunter resigns after corruption conviction

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Former Representative Duncan Hunter, (R) California

Former Congressman to be sentenced in March

SAN DIEGO, Calif. (KYMA, KSWT, KECY) - Representative Duncan D. Hunter resigned Tuesday.

The Republican Congressman pleaded guilty to corruption charges in December, admitting he and his wife misspent at least $150,000 in campaign funds on personal expenses.

He, and his father before him, represented the San Diego County district for nearly 30-years.

Hunter's scheduled to be sentenced of March 17. Prosecutors have asked for no more than a year of jail time.

California News / Politics / State & Regional News

Lisa Sturgis

Lisa Sturgis recently returned to KYMA as its Digital Content Director, but she has a long history with the Desert Southwest.

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