Former Congressman James Traficant Is Released From Prison

ROCHESTER, Minnesota (CNN) – Former Rep.

James Traficant was released from federal prison Wednesday.

CNN affiliates KTTC and KAAL report that Traficant — sporting knee socks, shorts and a t-shirt, with his hair pulled back in a ponytail — left the Federal Medical Center prison facility in Rochester, Minnesota Wednesday morning in a cab.