Political Sex Scandals (14 images)

Politicians and civil servatns are no less subject to temptation and failure as the rest of us, and some would argue that by the nature of the personality it takes to take such powerful positions and the corruption that comes alongside said appointments, that they are more prone to moral lapses.
Updated: Nov. 14, 2012 at 11:26 AM
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General David Petraeus
In an image from the International Security Assistance Force (ISAF), ISAF Commander General David Petraeus shakes hands with Paula Broadwell in July 2011. Petraeus retired a few months later to become the Director of the Central Intelligence Agency, where he allegedly had an affair with his biographer Broadwell. He resigned on Friday, November 9, 2012 due to the affair. UPI/ISAF
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