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 7 - Bill Clinton
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In 1998, news broke of an affair between then-President Bill Clinton and 22-year-old White House intern Monica Lewinsky. The resulting investigation eventually led to the impeachment of Clinton by the U.S. House of Representatives and his subsequent acquittal on perjury and obstruction of justice charges in a 21-day Senate trial.

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