Aaron Schock in Patagonia
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In 60 seconds: The rise and fall of Aaron Schock

Illinois congressman Aaron Schock has announced his resignation after several weeks in which his excessive spending and close financial ties to donors had come under scrutiny.

The BBC takes a look at how Schock rose to prominence - and made headlines.

Photo of Schock's office decor courtesy of Ben Terris/The Washington Post.