McHaney Held Without Bail
Sen. Maria Cantwell staffer Mike McHaney, who Wonkette reported yesterday was arrested for soliciting sex with an underage boy, appeared in federal court Saturday and is being held without bail pending a court hearing. Before joining Cantwell's office, McHaney worked for Sen. John Kerry's 2004 presidential bid and as was an aide to Rep. Dick Gephardt. According to McHaney's Facebook page (login needed), he is originally from Little Rock, Arkansas and his interests include cooking, going out, drinking, politics, techno and trance. Court documents after the jump.
Statement from Chief of Staff Michael Meehan on Firing of Employee Michael McHaney [US Sen. Maria Cantwell]