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.

Steamiest Politcal Scandals 6 - Barney Frank
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In 1990, the House voted to reprimand Massachusetts Rep. Barney Frank when it was revealed that Steve Gobie, a male escort whom Frank had befriended after hiring him through a personal advertisement, claimed to have conducted an escort service from Frank's apartment when he was not at home. The House Ethics Committee found no evidence that Frank had known of or been involved in the alleged illegal activity. Gobie disputes Frank's account.

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