FBI agents have raided Rep John Doolittle's (R-CA) home in northern Virginia. No word on what they were looking for -- but the Congressman has been under investigation for ties to Jack Abramoff -- the lobbyist now serving time in prison on corruption charges.
Interesting historical fact: This "Doolittle Raid" happened on Friday, April13th. But the story broke Thursday -- 65 years to the day after THE Doolittle Raid on Tokyo, April 18, 1942. (Roll Call via PoliticalWire.com)
UPDATE: AP reports Rep Doolittle has given up his seat on the powerful House Appropriations Committee because of the investigation. (AP)