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 13 - Newt Gingrich
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In March 2007, former House Speaker Newt Gingrich admitted in an interview that he was having an extramarital affair during the same period as when the House investigated and then impeached President Bill Clinton for his conduct with White House intern Monica Lewinsky. Gingrich divorced his second wife in 2000 after his attorneys acknowledged his relationship with his current wife, Callista Bisek, a former congressional aide.

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