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US congresswoman resigns

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U.S. Rep. Katie Hill, D-California, resigned over allegations she had an affair with a Capitol Hill aide.

"I believe it is the best thing for my constituents, my community and our country," said Hill, who denies the claim involving a male aide.

Days earlier, the House of Representatives Ethics Committee began investigating the allegations.

Hill has separately acknowledged a relationship with a female campaign staff member.

Read more from BBC News.


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