History's steamiest political sex scandals

Published On: Oct 24 2011 10:55:10 AM EDT   Updated On: Oct 04 2014 04:00:17 AM EDT

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

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Former Sen. John Edwards admitted on Aug. 8, 2008, that he engaged in an extramarital affair with Rielle Hunter, a filmmaker who produced clips of Edwards' presidential campaign. Edwards fathered a child with Hunter.

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