Prosecutor in Garner case ponders Grimm seat

This Dec. 23, 2014, file photo shows Rep. Michael Grimm, center, leaving Federal court in Brooklyn after pleading guilty to a federal tax evasion charge rather than go to trial in New York. A Republican source says the New York congressman is expected to resign before Congress returns to Washington next week. Following his conviction, Republican Congressman Michael Grimm had said he would stay in Congress as long as he could. But Grimm reportedly talked with House Speaker John Boehner Monday, Dec. 29, 2014, and will instead step down. (AP Photo/John Minchillo, File)WASHINGTON (AP) — Potential candidates eyed a New York congressional seat Tuesday as Republican Rep. Michael Grimm announced his resignation, following a guilty plea on tax evasion charges.

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