Fla. Congressman charged with drug possession

WASHINGTON (AP) — A Florida congressman has been charged with misdemeanor drug possession in Washington.

District of Columbia court records show charges against Congressman Henry "Trey" Radel were filed Tuesday.

The 37-year-old Radel, a Republican, was elected in 2012. Telephone and e-mail messages left with Radel's spokeswoman, Amanda Nunez, were not immediately returned Tuesday afternoon.

Radel is scheduled to be arraigned Wednesday morning.

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