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 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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