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 16 - John Edwards
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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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