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    CIA Director David Petraeus testifies during the Senate (Select) Intelligence Committee hearing on "World Wide Threats" on Jan. 31, 2012.
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    This Republican representative from New York was found soliciting a transsexual woman on Craigslist, sending her a shirtless photo of himself. That photo was blasted on the gossip site Gawker on Feb. 9, 2011, and led to his resignation the same day.
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    The former House speaker, while still married to his second wife, Marianne, had an affair with House staffer Callista Bisek, 23 years his junior, and now his wife. The pair married four months after Newt and Marianne Gingrich divorced.
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    The senator from Idaho was arrested on June 11, 2007, for lewd conduct in a Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport bathroom stall. In the aftermath of the arrest, eight gay men went public with allegations of sexual encounters with Craig.
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    John F. Kennedy was a well-known ladies man, despite what seemed like a storybook marriage to his wife, Jacqueline. His most famous tryst was reportedly with actress and sex symbol Mariyln Monroe, who famously suggestively sang Happy Birthday to the president on his 45th birthday.
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    John Edwards admitted to ABC's Bob Woodruff of having had an affair with former campaign worker Rielle Hunter, but he initially denied fathering her child, following reports in The National Enquirer of the tryst. The affair and the cover-up landed Edwards in federal court to determine whether he had used campaign donations to cover up the affair.
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    President Clinton's affair with intern Monica Lewinsky first went public when Lewinsky's confidant Linda Tripp released recorded conversations between the two. The House impeached Clinton over the scandal, charging him with "high crimes and misdemeanors."
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    The openly gay former congressman was found to be having an affair with a male prostitute, Steve Gobie. Gobie was using Frank's house as a brothel, which Frank said he knew nothing about. A House Ethics investigation supported Frank's claim.
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    The "Governator's" affair and love child with his housekeeper led to a separation from his wife, Maria Shriver. Schwarzenegger fathered a son with the housekeeper in 1997, supported the child financially and secretly spent time with him for 14 years before the affair came to light.
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    Memorial Day 2012 marks the first anniversary of the scandal that ended Anthony Weiner's political career. Weiner, formerly a congressman from New York, was caught posting explicit photos of himself to a woman via Twitter. After initially claiming he had been hacked, Weiner admitted to exchanging explicit messages with multiple women in recent years and resigned.
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    New York Republican Vito Fossella was embroiled in a sex scandal in 2008 after it came to light that he had fathered a love child with retired Air Force Lt. Col. Laura Fay. The scandal went public when the pol was popped for a DUI while going to visit Fay and his illegitimate child. Fossella served out the remainder of his term in the House, but decided not to run for re-election.
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