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Former GOP Rep. Trey Radel's Record Cleared

The Huffington Post | Igor Bobic | Posted 10.31.2014 | Politics

Authorities have expunged the record of former Rep. Trey Radel after the Florida Republican completed his probation ahead of schedule, WINK News repor...

Ethics Committee Ends Radel Investigation

AP | HENRY C. JACKSON | Posted 01.29.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — The House Ethics Committee is ending an investigation of former Rep. Trey Radel because the Florida Republican resigned from Congr...

Trey Radel Resigning From Congress

The Huffington Post | Paige Lavender | Posted 01.27.2014 | Politics

Rep. Trey Radel (R-Fla.), who was arrested and charged with cocaine possession last October, is resigning, according to Politico. Radel pleaded gui...

Florida Sheriff: 'Trey Radel Does Not Even Qualify To Drive A Lee County School Bus'

The Huffington Post | Samantha Lachman | Posted 01.25.2014 | Politics

A potential challenger to embattled Rep. Trey Radel (R-Fla.) has announced that he will not run to replace him -- but he holds enough animosity for Ra...

Trey Radel Apologizes To GOP Colleagues

AP | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — House aides say a Florida congressman who pleaded guilty to cocaine possession has apologized to his Republican colleagues. The a...

Cocaine Congressman Gets Republican Primary Challenger

The Huffington Post | Ashley Alman | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Former Florida state lawmaker Paige Kreegel on Tuesday said he will run in this year's Republican primary against Rep. Trey Radel (R-Fla...

Cocaine Congressman Trey Radel Draws $1 Million Super PAC Challenge

The Huffington Post | Sabrina Siddiqui | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics

Rep. Trey Radel, the Florida Republican congressman arrested for cocaine possession in October, plans to return to work next week after a brief stint ...

GOP Rep Won't Resign From Congress Following Rehab Stint

The Huffington Post | Mollie Reilly | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics

Rep. Trey Radel (R-Fla.), who last month pleaded guilty to possession of cocaine, announced Thursday that he will not resign from Congress. Radel,...

Trey Radel Leaves Rehab Center

AP/The Huffington Post | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics

Rep. Trey Radel (R-Fla.) has left a Naples rehabilitation center he entered after an arrest for cocaine possession in October, NBC2 and Wink News repo...

GOP Rep Facing Ethics Probe Over Cocaine Charge

AP | HENRY C. JACKSON | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — The House Ethics Committee is launching a formal investigation into a Florida congressman who pleaded guilty to a misdemeanor coca...

Gingrich: Republican Arrested For Cocaine Deserves Forgiveness

The Huffington Post | Paige Lavender | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics

Former House Speaker Newt Gingrich said Rep. Trey Radel (R-Fla.), who was arrested in October for possession of cocaine, deserves forgiveness. Acco...

@JohnBoehner -- Why Is a Recently Convicted Cocaine User Serving in the U.S. Congress?

Steven Strauss | Posted 01.31.2014 | Politics
Steven Strauss

I respect, although I don't agree with, citizens who feel public assistance recipients should be drug-tested. But I loathe Washington insiders who have one set of rules for ordinary Americans, and a different set for their friends.

Thanksgiving for Rep. Trey Radel

René Bryce-Laporte | Posted 01.27.2014 | Crime
René Bryce-Laporte

Last week U.S. Rep. Trey Radel (R-Fla.) pleaded guilty to cocaine possession. While this is likely not an easy time for the congressman, let us be clear: He has many reasons relevant to this case to be grateful this Thanksgiving.

Rick Scott Backs Call For Trey Radel's Resignation

The Huffington Post | Paige Lavender | Posted 11.26.2013 | Politics

Gov. Rick Scott (R) is backing the Republican Party of Florida's call for the resignation of Rep. Trey Radel, who was arrested in October for cocaine ...

Republican Party Of Florida Calls For Trey Radel Resignation

The Huffington Post | Ashley Alman | Posted 11.26.2013 | Politics

The Republican Party of Florida on Monday called for the resignation of Rep. Trey Radel (R-Fla.), who was sentenced last week for cocaine possession. ...

GOP Rep's Promising Career Derailed By Cocaine Bust

AP | MICHAEL J. MISHAK | Posted 11.23.2013 | Politics

FORT MYERS, Fla. (AP) — From the outset, U.S. Rep. Trey Radel — a brash and digitally savvy darling of the political right — was determined to m...

Jon Stewart Takes Down Cocaine Congressman

The Huffington Post | Ross Luippold | Posted 01.25.2014 | Comedy

On Thursday's "Daily Show," Jon Stewart took aim at Rep. Trey Radel (R-Fla.), who took a leave of office yesterday after his charge of cocaine possess...

Trey Radel: 'I Have No Excuse For What I've Done'

The Huffington Post | Ashley Alman | Posted 11.21.2013 | Politics

Rep. Trey Radel (R-Fla.) said Wednesday he'll take a leave of absence following his sentencing to one-year probation for cocaine possession. "I hav...

Ryan J. Reilly

GOP Rep. Trey Radel Sentenced To 1-Year Probation For Cocaine Possession

HuffingtonPost.com | Ryan J. Reilly | Posted 11.20.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Rep. Trey Radel (R-Fla.) pleaded guilty to cocaine possession on Wednesday and was sentenced to one-year probation. In a covert opera...

Arthur Delaney

Congressman Busted For Cocaine Voted For Drug Testing Food Stamp Recipients

HuffingtonPost.com | Arthur Delaney | Posted 10.16.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- In September, Rep. Trey Radel voted for Republican legislation that would allow states to make food stamp recipients pee in cups to prov...

Rep Arrested For Possession Of Cocaine

AP/The Huffington Post | Posted 11.19.2013 | Politics

Rep. Trey Radel (R-Fla.) was arrested on October 29 for possession of cocaine, Politico reports. According to Politico, Radel was charged with misd...