'Kissing Congressman' Won't Resign Though He Has 'Wrecked' Lives

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Updates from Congressman Vance McAllister's world: he will not resign from office; he fired Melissa Hixon Peacock, the aide he was caught kissing on camera; her husband says McAllister has "wrecked my life" and that he and Peacock are getting a divorce and McAllister has spent the past 24 hours responding to the texts of strangers with comments about how difficult his life is.

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Jess, Queen of the Raptors

Oh yes, because the correct response to this sort of thing is to fire the woman you were kissing and then refuse to actually be held accountable. HERP DERP.