Disgraced lawmakers, out of office, now face criminal probe

Republican state Rep. Cindy Gamrat sits in the house chambers with her head down, early Friday, Sept. 11, 2015, in Lansing, Mich. Later, Gamrat was expelled from office and Rep. Todd Courser resigned in the wake of the extramarital affair between the two legislators and a botched attempt to conceal it with a fictional, sexually explicit email. (Dale G. Young/Detroit News via AP)LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Two disgraced tea party Republicans are gone from Michigan’s Legislature, but their troubles may not be over as attention turns to a criminal investigation of misconduct including a plot to conceal their extramarital affair with an email of false and explicit claims.

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