Uncurbed Appetites: Top Political Sex Scandals

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Mark Sanford

The affair between then-married former governor Mark Sanford (R-South Carolina) and an Argentinian woman named Maria Belén Chapur stood apart from the typical political sex scandal because, according to Sanford, what to many minds might be viewed as a dirty secret was instead a "hopelessly impossible situation of love," as emails between the two obtained by The State, South Carolina’s largest newspaper, revealed.

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