Rep. William Jefferson (D-La) was indicted today by a federal grand jury in a longstanding FBI corruption probe centering on allegations that he took bribes to promote high-tech business ventures in Africa. Now that that threshold has passed, it will be instructive to see what the reaction of his party will be. Will he be expelled or will they circle the wagons and go to court with him?
Will he be removed from Congress? Speaker Pelosi did promise and end to corruption.