History's steamiest political sex scandals

Published On: Oct 24 2011 10:55:10 AM EDT   Updated On: May 06 2014 12:11:37 PM EDT

Saying "It's time to burn the beret and bury the blue dress," Monica Lewinsky is writing for the first time about her affair in the 1990s with President Bill Clinton. Take a look at some of history's steamiest political sex scandals.

Steamiest Politcal Scandals 12 - Mark Foley
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In September 2006, ABC News reported that Florida Rep. Mark Foley had sent sexually explicit e-mail messages and instant messages to a former congressional page. The revelations prompted even more pages to come forward, alleging a history of inappropriate conduct by Foley dating back at least 10 years. Foley resigned from office on Sept. 29, 2006.

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