Randy "Duke" CunninghamRepublican
Randall Harold Cunningham
Born: December 8, 1941 in Los Angeles, CA
Married: Susan Albrecht (m. 1965, div. 1973), Nancy D. Jones (m. 1974)
Children: April Dianna, Carrie Melissa, & Randall Todd
Military Service: USN (Vietnam)
2005: Resigned from the United States House of Representatives on November 28.
- Legal Troubles: After a several-month investigation, Cunningham pleaded guilty to accepting $2.4 million in bribes in exchange for arranging government contracts in 2005. In January 2007, Cunningham was transferred from FCI Butner Low (Federal Correctional Institution) to USP Tucson (U.S. Penitentiary). In July 2007, Cunningham was transferred to MCC San Diego (Metropolitan Correctional Center).
- His Federal Bureau of Prisons Register number was 94405-198 and he was released on June 4, 2013.
- NOTE: "The Duke Cunningham Act, also known as the Federal Pension Forfeiture Act, was introduced by U.S. Senator John F. Kerry in 2006. The bill would have denied pension benefits to any members of Congress convicted of bribery, conspiracy or perjury. The bill died in committee. [Source: The Press Enterprise]