1. Mel Reynolds
Member of the US House of Representatives from Illinois (1993-1995)
Reynolds was indicted for sexual assault and criminal sexual abuse after he engaged in a sexual relationship with a 16-year-old girl who was also volunteering for his 1992 campaign. However, Mr. Reynolds harnessed his inner sleaziness and continued on with his campaign, winning the election after running unopposed. He was finally convicted in 1995, and resigned a month and a half later. Yet, the R. Kelly-caliber controversy was just the half of it. While already taking a five-year iron vacation, he was also convicted of 16 counts of bank fraud, lying to investigators from the Federal Election Commission, and misusing campaign funds.
Sentence: 5 years for the first sentence, 6.5 years for the second (President Clinton commuted his second sentence after 4 years)
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