Republican Congressman Chris Lee of New York stepped down just hours after this shirtless picture of him appeared on Gawker. Lee sent the picture to a woman on Craigslist's Women Seeking Men section in response to her question: "Will someone prove to me not all CL men look like toads?"

Lee, who is 46 and married with one kid, sent his photo, adding,

To: [redacted]
From: Christopher Lee
Date: Friday, January 14, 2011, 2:41 PM
Subject: Will Someone Prove To Me Not All CL Men Look Like Toads - 34 (DMV)
Hope I'm not a toad. :) i'm a very fit fun classy guy. Live in Cap Hill area. 6ft 190lbs blond/blue. 39.. Lobbyist. I promise not to disappoint.

If only he had left out his face.