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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.

 

Mark Sanford

Mark Sanford, governor of South Carolina from 2003 - 2011, finished his term in office after successfully avoiding an impeachment for using public funds to carry out an extramarital affair.

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