Edwards at first denied the affair but ultimately came clean about fathering a child with his campaign videographer, Rielle Hunter. Larry Craig, R-Idaho, agreed to step down temporarily as the leading Republican on Senate committees after details came out about his 2007 arrest in an airport in Minneapolis, Minnesota.Prosecutors accused Edwards of illegally using hundreds of thousands of dollars in campaign contributions to keep his pregnant mistress under wraps, but he was granted a mistrial on May 31, 2012. Picked up during a police sting targeting lewd behavior in the airport's restrooms Craig pleased guilty to a misdemeanor disorderly conduct charge in August 2007.On the day of the impeachment vote, Livingston, a Republican who was to succeed Newt Gingrich as Speaker of the House, announced he would resign from Congress in six months. "I must set the example that I hope President Clinton will follow," he said. Mark Sanford went MIA for nearly a week in June of 2009, his staff told the public he was out hiking the Appalachian Trail.But when the Republican was spotted at Atlanta's Hartsfield-Jackson Airport, he decided to come clean about the mysterious hiking trip and quite a bit more. Larry Craig was arrested in June 2007 in a men's restroom at the Minneapolis-St.Hampton was sentenced to a year of probation for violating lobbying laws. With his wife, Huma Abedin, by his side, New York mayoral candidate and former congressman Anthony Weiner confirms on July 23 that some of the sexually explicit online exchanges that were published by a gossip website happened after previous revelations forced him to resign from the U. Elizabeth Edwards, who was suffering from breast cancer, died in 2010. Mark Sanford, admitted to sneaking away to Argentina to be with his mistress in June 2009, Jenny Sanford moved out of the governor's mansion and later divorced him in 2010. John Ensign was embroiled in allegations of an extramarital affair in 20, and his wife, Darlene, who initially stood with him when he announced he would not seek re-election, was not by his side as the drama unfolded.Hit with multiple investigations, Ensign resigned in 2011.
Bob Livingston, R-Louisiana, admitted to cheating on his wife.Weeks after separating from his wife, Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa acknowledged he had been having an affair with a local television reporter. Mirthala Salinas," the Democrat said in a statement published in the Los Angeles Daily News."As I've said I take full responsibility for my actions, and I once again ask that people respect my family's privacy.Many questions surround the affair, including why it was necessary for Petraeus to resign and the future of his marriage to his wife, Holly. Schwarzenegger recently began talking publicly about the affair, released an autobiography and made a return to acting. Former president Bill Clinton's denial of his affair with then-intern Monica Lewinsky jeopardized his seat in the Oval Office. Anthony Weiner, D-New York, caused a stir in Washington in 2011 when he was caught using social media to communicate with at least six women other than his wife, Huma Abedin.
News of the affair surfaced in 1998, and Clinton became the second president to be impeached by the U. House when he was brought up on charges of lying to a grand jury and trying to influence the testimony of others but wasn't removed from office. Weiner left office in his seventh term in Congress.
Eliot Spitzer’s hooker-loving ways have cost him big — with ex-wife Silda scoring a $7.5 million cash payout and a steady stream of payments to maintain her luxurious lifestyle as part of their divorce, The Post has learned.