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Former Rep. Dan Rostenkowski, Illinois Democrat, departs a federal courthouse in Washington on April 9, 1996, after pleading guilty to two counts of mail fraud. He was sternly told by a judge that he brought "a measure of disgrace" to Congress. Rostenkowski was immediately sentenced to 17 months in prison and ordered to pay a $100,000 fine.

ASSOCIATED PRESS PHOTOGRAPHS Former Rep. Dan Rostenkowski, Illinois Democrat, departs a federal courthouse in Washington on April 9, 1996, after pleading guilty to two counts of mail fraud. He was sternly told by a judge that he brought "a measure of disgrace" to Congress. Rostenkowski was immediately sentenced to 17 months in prison and ordered to pay a $100,000 fine.

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