Former U.S. Rep. Jim Traficant, an Ohio Democrat who was known for saying “beam me up, Mr. Speaker” during speeches on the House Floor, has died following a tractor accident earlier this week. In 2002, Traficant was convicted of corruption charges, expelled from Congress and sentenced to eight years in prison.

Traficant is also remembered for his very, um, descriptive comments at his expulsion hearing:

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