That list included Sen. Bob Menendez, who stayed in office for two years while he fought federal corruption charges that were eventually dropped.
Collins counts as a House colleague Greg Gianforte, R-Mt., who won a special election in May while facing criminal charges for body slamming a reporter. Gianforte was sentenced in July to 20 hours of anger management counseling and 40 hours of community service after he pleaded guilty.
Fattah, by the way, stayed in his seat for almost a year, resigning only under pressure from House leaders after he was convicted.
Collins himself hasn’t acted terribly concerned about investigations into his alleged abuse of position on the board of Innate Immunotherapeutics, an Australia-based pharmaceutical company.
Reporters have overheard him in recent months discussing his stock trades just off the House floor, even as he faced a House Ethics Committee investigation for possibly violating federal law and House rules by allegedly doling out stock tips and getting special deals on shares.
The indictment, released Wednesday, alleges Collins warned his son and family friends to sell off their Innate shares before the negative results of a drug trial were released to the public.