A steamy history of political sex scandals





Everyone is captivated by a spectacular fall from grace or the salaciousness of an affair, and the political arena has provided more than its fair share of that type of voyeurism.

Soon-to-be-former New York Gov. Eliot Spitzer, who announced he will resign effective March 17 after being implicated in a prostitution scandal, is simply the latest.

Here is a round-up of some of the top scandals and controversies. First, the U.S.:

[HNN Editor: The story includes scandals involving Gary Hart, Bill Clinton, and JFK.]


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