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A Democratic Representative from Florida, Alcee Hastings has the distinct honor of being the only impeached judged serving in Congress. The 1988 Democrat-controlled Congress voted 413-3 to impeach Hastings for bribery and perjury, but many of those same Democrats now welcome him with open arms into their caucus.

Alcee Hastings

“I wish that I had been there when Thomas Edison made the remark that I think applies here: ‘There ain’t no rules around here — we’re trying to accomplish something.’ And therefore, when the deal goes down, all of this talk about rules, we make ‘em up as we go along.”