In http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/United_States_House_elections,_1994" title="United States House elections, 1994">1994, he was elected to the United" target="_blank">http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/United_States_House_of_Representatives">United States House of Representatives, representing Oregon's" target="_blank">http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Oregon%27s_5th_congressional_district">Oregon's 5th congressional district. During his one term in the House from 1995 to 1997, Bunn divorced his wife of 17 years, with whom he had five children, and married Sonja Skurdal, an aide in his congressional office whom he made his http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Chief_of_staff_%28United_States_Congress%29" title="Chief of staff (United States Congress)">chief of staff. Bunn then paid Skurdal more than any other congressional aide in Oregon at that time.  In the http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/United_States_House_elections,_1996" title="United States House elections, 1996">1996 election, this scandal contributed to his loss to http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Democratic_Party_%28United_States%29" title="Democratic Party (United States)">Democrat Darlene" target="_blank">http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Darlene_Hooley">Darlene Hooley.
Claims to fame: Strong â€œfamily valuesâ€ promoter; adulterer
Moral apex: With his success due in great part to support from the Christian Coalition, Bunn won his congressional seat, then immediately ditched his wife (and mother of his five children), married a staffer, and put his new wife on the state payroll for the unheard-of salary of $97,500.
Consequence #1: Bunn served just one term.
Consequence #2: Jim Who?