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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.


John Ensign

Ensign, a Republican senator from Nevada, had an affair from 2007 - 2008 with Cynthia Hampton. Investigations into his actions were led by the FBI, the FEC and the Senate. He resigned in April 2011.

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