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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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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