Rep. Katie Hill's (D., Calif.) resignation announcement this week had some members of the media in mourning over the Democratic "rising star."
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Much of the media coverage focused on Hill's allegation that she was the victim of "revenge porn" distributed by her husband, whom she is divorcing.
The first-term congresswoman admitted to having a sexual relationship with a female subordinate on her campaign staff, and was under House investigation for having another with her legislative director. Though she denied the latter, which would be a violation of congressional rules, she still stepped down.
The relationship came to light following the publication of intimate photos of Hill and her female campaign staffer.