History's steamiest political sex scandals

Published On: Oct 24 2011 09:55:10 AM CDT   Updated On: Oct 04 2014 03:00:17 AM CDT

Politics has been marred by sex scandals throughout American history. Take a look at some of the steamiest.

steamiest political scandals - David Petraeus
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CIA director David Petraeus submitted his resignation to President Barack Obama on Nov. 9, 2012, citing personal reasons. He admitted to having an extramarital affair with his biographer Paula Broadwell (pictured).

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