Alcee Hastings, the Democrat who just can't stay out of trouble

Can Democrat stalwart, Florida's Rep. Alcee Hastings, stay out of trouble?  Apparently not.  He's in hot water again on a new corruption rap and doesn't seem to be fazed at all.  It's just another day in the life of Alcee Hastings.  Long failing upward, Hastings got his congressional seat after he was thrown out of the Florida judiciary for corruption. According to the Washington Free Beacon: A convicted money launderer employed by Democratic Rep. Alcee Hastings (Fla.) in one of his Florida district offices received a pay increase for "part-time" work last year, new salary data filings show. Additionally, Hastings's longtime girlfriend Patricia Williams appears to have received a promotion, though she did not get a raise since she is already receiving the maximum salary that is allowed to be paid to congressional staffers. His gamy past as a judge is now being repeated in a...(Read Full Post)