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WJLA, March 22, 2012

PHOTOS: Political sex scandals

It was revealed Thursday that former presidential candidate John Edwards has been named as a client in New York City’s so-called “Soccer Mom Madam” prostitution scheme, Politico reports. Edwards has denied the report. Here's a look back at other sex scandals that have rocked the political arena.


Anthony Weiner

Weiner resigned from Congress in June 2011 after using Twitter to send a link to a sexually suggestive picture to a 21-year-old woman. After several days of denying allegations against him, he admitted to sending sexually explicit photos on multiple instances.

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