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Convicted? Indicted? Caught on video? Many voters don't seem to care
Convicted? Indicted? Caught on video? Many voters don't seem to care

It is a tough campaign season for a lot of incumbents this year, with a grumpy electorate and Congress having few achievements to tout, but New York Rep. Michael Grimm would seem to be in a particular jam. The record of the Republican from Staten Island, a borough of New York City, is compromised by some unfortunate recent incidents. Like the time he threatened to throw a television reporter over a balcony of the Congress, as well as “break” him “like a boy.” On camera. That would rank as a minor public relations inconvenience compared with what came next. Grimm, a former FBI agent, was indicted by federal prosecutors. He is fighting 20 criminal charges linked...

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