Corruption scandals are piling up for Democrats in states across the country as the party enters in to what is expected to be a tough election cycle in 2014.
Democrats in California, New York, and North Carolina were targeted by the FBI on Wednesday. All are targets of unrelated federal investigations.
Former New Orleans Mayor Ray Nagin (D.) was found guilty of 20 federal counts, including bribery and conspiracy.
Jed Udall, son of Sen. Mark Udall (D., Colo.), was arrested for heroin possession and vehicular trespassing in Colorado on Wednesday, the Daily Camera reported.
Former New Orleans Mayor Ray Nagin will appear in court Monday to face federal corruption charges, Time reports.
U.S. Attorneys indicted a former contractor for the Georgia Department of Defense Friday for allegedly awarding contracts worth $75,000 to friends in exchange for illegal kickbacks, which they used for such things as liposuction and travel.
New York state assemblyman Eric Stevenson, a two-term Democrat, was found guilty of four bribery-related counts on Monday.
Harvey Whittemore, convicted of contributing more than $100,000 illegally to the campaign of Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D., Nev.), is asking for leniency, claiming ignorance that his actions were illegal.
New York state Democratic Assemblyman Dennis Garbryszac resigned Sunday amid claims he sexually harassed members of his own staff, the Wall Street Journal reports.