The events leading to this week’s surprise announcement that Illinois Congressman Aaron Schock would resign read like the plot of a TV show. From stories about his ‘Downton Abbey’-esque office decor, to widely Instagrammed photos of his travels and questions about his vehicle expenses, Shock’s behavior in office led to a wave of legal and ethical questions for the promising young GOP star. We consider the implications the scrutiny of his spending — and its results — might have for other members of Congress.


  • Hannah Hess Staff Writer, Roll Call

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