Massa to Quit House Seat Amid Probe

March 6, 2010

Rep Eric Massa of New York says he will resign from Congress rather than face official inquiry into allegations that he sexually harassed male employee; his departure could have marginal impact on policy and politics, lowering threshold for Democrats to pass their far-reaching health-care bill to 216 votes from 217 votes; photo (M)

Read more: (Brody Mullins, “Massa to Quit House Seat Amid Probe,” The Wall Street Journal, 03/06/10)