Lobbyist caught kissing Iowa senator on video resigns

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — A newspaper reports an Iowa Statehouse lobbyist has resigned from her job days after a video was released that showed her kissing a state senator.

Iowa League of Cities Executive Director Alan Kemp on Thursday confirmed the resignation of Lindsey McCune to the <a target=”&mdash;blank” href=”https://www.desmoinesregister.com/story/news/2018/03/15/woman-seen-kissing-iowa-senate-leader-resigns-lobbying-job/429883002/”>Des Moines Register</a> , but he declined to give more information. The League promotes policy in the Statehouse on behalf of cities.

The website Iowa Starting Line published video Monday morning that showed McCune kissing former Sen. Bill Dix at a Des Moines bar. The married Republican resigned from office hours later. He served as the Senate majority leader.

Iowa Gov. Kim Reynolds announced Thursday that a special election will be held April 10 to fill Dix’s district seat.

Free News Delivery by Email

Would you like to have the day's news stories delivered right to your inbox every evening? Enter your email below to start!

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.