Rep. Duncan Hunter (R-Calif.) will reverse his not guilty plea in federal court Tuesday regarding charges of misusing campaign funds, a Monday court filing indicated. He will take a plea bargain and plead guilty to one conspiracy count, his lawyer said. Duncan also hinted at possibly resigning from Congress, cryptically saying he was "confident that the transition will be a good one" and that he "think[s] it's important to keep the seat a Republican seat." An investigation previously found that Hunter and his wife used about $250,000 in campaign funds for personal costs. Margaret Hunter admitted to using the funds this summer, but Hunter has remained silent. He won re-election last year even under indictment and lost his committee seats.
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