Rep with a Wire

Whom did ex-Congressman Duke Cunningham talk with while wearing a wire? The speculation is making members of Congress nervous. As TIME.com reported last week, Cunningham—the California Republican who pleaded guilty on Nov. 28 to taking $2.4 million in bribes from defense contractors—wore a wire to aid the Justice Department investigation just before his plea. The FBI is still probing defense contractors, and a private-sector source says Cunningham was wired while meeting a rep from at least one firm, possibly to get dirt on other members of Congress. An FBI spokesman wouldn't comment but quoted a higher-up: "Like I'd tell...

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