A top aide to congresswoman Michele Bachmann has been arrested and charged with thefts that took place in a House office building. A spokesman for the U.S. Capitol Police says 37-year-old Javier Sanchez of Virginia was arrested last Thursday. Sanchez was a senior legislative assistant to Bachmann, a Minnesota Republican. Her office is in the Rayburn office building, where police say the thefts took place. Sanchez has been charged with theft of money or goods less than $1,000 in value.
One of Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker’s close associates pleaded guilty Thursday to stealing thousands of dollars from a nonprofit group he ran.
A staffer for former Minnesota Gov. Tim Pawlenty’s presidential exploratory committee has resigned after being charged with trespassing and public intoxication after trying to enter a suburban Des Moines home earlier this month, a spokesman said Tuesday.