I thought that there was a lot of this going on. Well here's the first Congressman to profit from this war (that's been caught so far). I'll be amazed if Cheney doesn't get indicted before long. Cunningham resigns after bribery plea 26 minutes ago LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - U.S. Rep. Randy "Duke" Cunningham, a California Republican, resigned on Monday after pleading guilty to taking $2.4 million in bribes in exchange for help in securing Defense Department contracts. Cunningham, 63, made his announcement after entering his guilty plea on felony charges in San Diego federal court. The eight-term Congressman and decorated Vietnam War veteran had already said he would not seek re-election in 2006. He is scheduled to be sentenced on February 27, when he could be ordered to spend 10 years in prison and pay hundreds of thousands of dollars in fines.