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  DeDapper's Blog: Fossella Resignation Could Come Soon
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Last EditedEx-New Jerseyan  May 09, 2008 04:27pm
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News DateFriday, May 9, 2008 10:00:00 PM UTC0:0
DescriptionSeveral top New York Republicans said that Congressman Vito Fossella's resignation will come within the next 72 hours -- if not late Friday then certainly by Monday.

There was political concern about how best to preserve the seat for the Republicans -- questions about immediate resignation versus finishing out his term and retiring -- but the calculation is there's nothing to be gained from Fossella sticking around. While Staten Island Republicans believe Fossella could at least serve out his term (the rest of the year) national Republicans want him gone. Now.
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