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Dems urge Foley "come clean and get help"



Statement from the FDP on the Resignation of U.S. Rep. Mark Foley

TALLAHASSEE - Florida Democratic Party Chair Karen Thurman issued the following statement today in response to U.S. Rep. Mark Foley's decision to resign from Congress:

"Today's news is disturbing.

"As a public servant, there are two things Congressman Mark Foley needs to do now, out of respect for all Floridians:

"Come clean and get help.

"Congressman Foley needs to seek counseling in addition to accepting any consequences related to the law. "Our elected representatives should always put their constituents first and be honest with the people they serve."

[Last modified: Wednesday, September 15, 2010 12:48pm]


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