Christopher Lee Resigns (PHOTO)

Rep. Christopher Lee appears shirtless in a photograph he reportedly sent to a woman he met on Craigslist. gawker.com

Rep. Christopher Lee appears shirtless in a photograph he reportedly sent to a woman he met on Craigslist.
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New York Republican Congressman Christopher Lee resigned from Congress following revelations that he emailed a shirtless photograph of himself to a woman seeking a relationship on Craigslist.

"It has been a tremendous honor to serve the people of Western New York," he said in a statement also posted to his website. "I regret the harm that my actions have caused my family, my staff and my constituents. I deeply and sincerely apologize to them all. I have made profound mistakes and I promise to work as hard as I can to seek their forgiveness."

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