History's steamiest political sex scandals

POSTED: 10:55 AM Oct 24 2011   UPDATED: 12:11 PM May 06 2014

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 7 - Bill Clinton
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In 1998, news broke of an affair between then-President Bill Clinton and 22-year-old White House intern Monica Lewinsky. The resulting investigation eventually led to the impeachment of Clinton by the U.S. House of Representatives and his subsequent acquittal on perjury and obstruction of justice charges in a 21-day Senate trial.

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