History's steamiest political sex scandals

Published On: Oct 24 2011 09:55:10 AM CDT   Updated On: May 06 2014 11:11:37 AM CDT

Saying "It's time to burn the beret and bury the blue dress," Monica Lewinsky is writing for the first time about her affair in the 1990s with President Bill Clinton. Take a look at some of history's steamiest political sex scandals.

Steamiest Politcal Scandals 8 - Bob Livingston
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In 1998, Hustler Magazine publisher Larry Flynt said he had evidence that U.S. Rep. Bob Livingston had strayed outside of his marriage and he was preparing to publish the information. Livingston got word that the article was pending, and on Dec. 19, 1998, he stepped down as Speaker-elect and announced he would resign from the House in May 1999. Republican David Vitter was elected to replace him. Flynt claimed July 9, 2007, to have made the link between Vitter and so-called "D.C. Madam" Deborah Jeane Palfrey.

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