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Christopher Lee Dead at 93

Iconic film villain hospitalized for respiratory, heart troubles

(Newser) - RIP, Saruman. Sir Christopher Lee, the English actor who played the Lord of the Rings villain as well as other iconic roles, died Sunday at age 93. Lee had been hospitalized in London for respiratory problems and heart failure, and his wife of more than 50 years waited a few... More »

Chris Lee Was Also Trolling for Transgenders

Two women come forward to say congressman emailed with them

(Newser) - For a guy who only dabbled unsuccessfully in Craigslist dating, Chris Lee resigned post-haste, and Gawker thinks it now knows why: Two more women, both transgender and one a prostitute, have come forward to say that they corresponded with the ex-congressman after seeing an ad in which he sought "... More »

Busted Rep's Wife Stands By Her Man

'Other woman' has unsolicited advice for her: Get tested

(Newser) - In sickness and health, sure, but nobody said anything about when your husband gets caught trying to pick up women on Craigslist with the worst frat-astic cell-phone pic ever. Nevertheless, Michele Lee is "crushed," but standing by former Rep. Chris Lee, who a friend says "was supposed... More »

House GOP Shows Cracks

Majority isn't united as the old minority

(Newser) - It’s been a really bad week to be John Boehner. The House’s Republican majority looks to be coming apart at the seams already, after a pair of failed floor votes, a backlash from the right over spending cuts, and Christopher Lee’s scandal-fueled resignation , both Politico and the... More »

Rep Busted by Gawker Warned of Internet Dangers

Chris Lee penned op-ed about online predators

(Newser) - How’s this for irony: Chris Lee, the married ex-Congressman who resigned after Gawker busted him trolling for women on Craigslist, penned an op-ed all about "the dangers of the Internet" in 2009. Gawker points to the piece, originally printed in the Tonawanda News ; it focuses on legislation Lee... More »

Congressman Resigns, Busted by Gawker

Married Christopher Lee caught trolling for women on Craigslist

(Newser) - Gawker has a new political scalp to go with its new design. GOP Congressman Christopher Lee of upstate New York has resigned after the site printed an email exchange—complete with shirtless photo of Lee—between him and a woman he met on Craigslist. Lee, who is married, presented... More »

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