History's steamiest political sex scandals

Published On: Oct 24 2011 09:55:10 AM CDT   Updated On: Oct 31 2014 01:23:08 PM CDT

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

Steamiest Politcal Scandals 3 - Strom Thurmond
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Shortly after the death of South Carolina Sen. Strom Thurmond on June 26, 2003, Essie Mae Washington-Williams revealed that she was Thurmond's illegitimate daughter.

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