13 Shocking Political Scandals That Rocked History

Drama, deceit, lies, and cover-ups — this is what politicians have to deal with day-to-day in their jobs. But what about behind the scenes in their personal lives? There have been plenty of times when politicians have made headlines for shocking or unsavory behavior unbecoming of an elected official — things that would make even Olivia Pope cringe.

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From Bill Clinton and Monica Lewinsky to Watergate, following are some of the most famous political scandals in U.S. history. Which one shocked you the most?

 

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