History's steamiest political sex scandals

Published On: Oct 24 2011 10:52:38 AM EDT   Updated On: Nov 04 2013 12:26:04 PM EST
Scandals date back to time of founding fathers

Politics has been marred by sex scandals throughout American history. Take a look at some of the biggest scandals of the past.

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After his whereabouts were unknown for several days, South Carolina Gov. Mark Sanford admitted he had affair with a woman from Argentina. Sanford resigned as chairman of the Republican Governors Association and he and his wife eventually divorced.

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