Missouri House Speaker John Diehl Resigns Amid Intern Controversy

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Missouri Speaker of the House John Diehl resigned his position Thursday after the Kansas City Star revealed texts he and an intern in his office had apparently exchanged, suggesting a sexual relationship. Diehl, 49, a Republican member of the Missouri House for 16 years, lives in the St. Louis area with his wife and three children. The intern is reportedly a first-year college student.

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