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  • New John Edwards Tell-All, In Case You Weren’t Already Disgusted Enough

    01/27/2010 8:32:45 AM PST · by My Favorite Headache · 16 replies · 1,000+ views
    Mediaite ^ | 1-27-10 | Glynnis MacNicol
    Another day, another scandalous political book being leaked to the press. I’m going to wager that after the Going Rogue deluge, followed by the Game Change deluge, the country may not have much more attention to give to the bad behavior of our pols…particularly John Edwards. Nevertheless, here’s the latest dirt on Edwards courtesy of his former aide Andrew Young, the guy who initially took responsibility for Rielle Hunter’s baby. Someone over at the WSJ blog ‘Washington Wire’ apparently managed to snag an early version of Andrew Young’s upcoming Edwards tell-all ‘The Politician.’ Other juicy bits from the book have...
  • Oracle president Charles Phillips' dirty laundry hung up in Times Square (billboard displays affair)

    01/23/2010 5:23:18 PM PST · by Libloather · 13 replies · 1,067+ views
    Mercury News ^ | 1/23/10 | Patrick May
    Oracle president Charles Phillips' dirty laundry hung up in Times SquareBy Patrick May Updated: 01/23/2010 11:33:54 AM PST Their ill-fated romance seemed to cry out for a tabloid headline: TECH TITAN BURNED IN BIG APPLE BY JILTED GAL PAL After days of thickening innuendo across the Internet, Oracle co-president and Obama adviser Charles Phillips acknowledged Friday that he had had a long affair with the woman whose smiling mug was plastered beside his all week on New York City billboards. The one overlooking Times Square stretched three-stories high and featured the married former U.S. Marine captain with YaVaughnie Wilkins, a...
  • How the Enquirer Exposed the John Edwards Affair

    01/22/2010 5:32:59 PM PST · by GOP_Lady · 25 replies · 1,062+ views
    The Wall Street Journal ^ | 01-22-10 | DAVID PEREL
    The former senator might be your attorney general today if our reporters hadn't stuck with the story. It took John Edwards two years to tell the truth. I was surprised; I thought it would take longer. The man who risked the fate of the Democratic Party to satisfy his political narcissism released a statement Thursday finally admitting paternity of Rielle Hunter's daughter. In part, he said: "To all those I have disappointed and hurt, these words will never be enough, but I am truly sorry." His sincerity was as egocentrically superficial as his infamous $1,250 haircut during the 2004 presidential...
  • Mrs. Robinson's affair with teen rocks NIreland

    01/08/2010 9:16:53 PM PST · by Lmo56 · 19 replies · 1,506+ views
    AP ^ | January 8, 2009 | David Morgan
    BELFAST, Northern Ireland – A political scandal riveting Northern Ireland has a certain cinematic feel: an affair by 58-year-old woman named Mrs. Robinson with a 19-year-old male lover. Five separate Facebook groups with hundreds of followers have sprung up, lampooning the affair and comparing it to the 1967 film, "The Graduate." But there is a serious side to the story of Iris Robinson, who also happens to be a member of Parliament and the wife of Peter Robinson — Northern Ireland's government leader.
  • Jenny Sanford Files for Divorce from Husband Gov. Mark Sanford After Affair

    12/11/2009 8:05:54 AM PST · by SeekAndFind · 18 replies · 1,132+ views
    ABC News ^ | 12/11/2009 | BRAD LAROSA and LAUREN SHER
    Jenny Sanford announced today that she will file for divorce from embattled South Carolina Gov. Mark Sanford, who admitted in June to an affair with a longtime lover in Argentina. "I am now filing for divorce," she said in a statement. "This came after many unsuccessful efforts at reconciliation, yet I am still dedicated to keeping the process that lies ahead peaceful for our family." Sanford moved out of the South Carolina governor's mansion with the couple's four children in August. "I remain thankful to so many across this state and nation for their words of encouragement and prayers during...
  • Jenny Sanford Exclusive: Husband's Actions Don't Reflect Poorly on Me

    12/08/2009 4:58:34 PM PST · by OldDeckHand · 5 replies · 675+ views ^ | 12/08/09 | BRAD LAROSA and LAUREN SHER
    South Carolina's First Lady Tells Barbara Walters About Decision Not to Stand Next to Husband Gov. Mark Sanford During Press Conference Jenny Sanford, wife of embattled South Carolina Gov. Mark Sanford, told Barbara Walters in her first television interview about her husband's affair that she wouldn't have stood by his side when he publicly admitted the affair even if he had asked her to. Sanford, who has moved out of the South Carolina governor's mansion with the couple's four children, openly discussed the heartbreak behind the headlines of their breakup.
  • The inevitable “Tiger’s mistresses weren’t diverse enough” column (Tiger is "Racist")

    12/08/2009 10:45:52 AM PST · by GOPGuide · 78 replies · 3,619+ views
    Hotair ^ | December 8, 2009 | Ed Morrissey
    I expected this argument to be made, but not in the pages of the Washington Post; I assumed it would come as a blog post. Eugene Robinson takes leave of his senses in his attempt to spin Tiger Woods as either a racist or a self-hating minority — or a little of both — by complaining that Tiger’s mistresses have too much in common. Guess what that might be? "Here’s my real question, though: What’s with the whole Barbie thing? No offense to anyone who actually looks like Barbie, but it really is striking how much the women who’ve been...
  • DFU SONG - Christmas 2009: I Saw Mommy Kissing Santa Claus (I saw Max Baucus...)

    12/07/2009 3:10:24 PM PST · by doug from upland · 2 replies · 455+ views
    DFU news of the day in song ^ | 12-09 | Lyrics, DFU
    MIDI - I SAW MOMMY KISSING SANTA CLAUS - 2nd version) I caught Maxie doing Melodee in the staffer's office late one night He had a lot of fun...oh, that old sonofagun But now the story's out there and the facts have come to light Yes, I caught Maxie doing Melodee...he had such a big smile on his face Because he is a Democrat, well, this stuff is old hat I saw Maxie doing Melodee I caught Maxie doing Melodee...then she's nominated for the job But take this to the bank...she's not shared with Barney Frank There isn't a...
  • Alleged Mistress: Tiger Said Marriage a Sham

    12/06/2009 10:32:23 PM PST · by FTJM · 46 replies · 2,212+ views
    TMZ ^ | Dec 7th 2009 | Staff
    Tiger Woods told one of his alleged mistresses his marriage was a sham -- "It's only for publicity" -- this, according to her lawyer. We've also learned she has lurid details of the alleged 2-year affair and Tiger's lawyer has already contacted her attorney. Michael O'Quinn tells TMZ his client -- O'Quinn asked us not to ID her by name but it's not Jamie Junger -- met Tiger Woods at Roxy Nightclub in Orlando, Florida in 2004. Tiger was engaged at the time. The woman -- then a 20-year-old cocktail waitress at the club -- claims she went back to...
  • Fourth woman makes Tiger claim

    12/05/2009 1:00:13 PM PST · by FTJM · 106 replies · 3,533+ views
    NY Post ^ | December 5, 2009 | Staff
    And then there were four. A Las Vegas model claims she had an affair with Tiger Woods, bringing the tally to four women who have been publicly named, the Web site is reporting. It may not stop there. Yet another woman claiming to have had an affair with the golf pro has offered to spill her guts, and will reportedly do so to a British newspaper in tomorrow's editions, according to the site. Radar also claims that two others are getting ready to come forward as well. The woman is identified as Las Vegas model Jamie Jungers, and she...
  • Tiger Woods: Did He Really Say This Days Before.

    12/04/2009 10:43:39 AM PST · by thedailyjabber · 10 replies · 1,087+ views
    The Daily Jabber ^ | 12-04-09 | Dale Gordon
    The subject line of this post is an excerpt quoted directly from Tiger wood’s very own website, with a really new date of 20 Nov 09: “You’re exactly right, Rupert. Now, it’s very difficult to leave Elin and the children, and I’m sure it’s only going to get tougher.” It kinds leads one to say, yeah right. The image that promotes the page has a very similar quote about being on the road. Anyone wants to predict how long this stays on his site? more at:
  • The Tiger Woods online video games are here

    12/03/2009 3:01:31 AM PST · by Bad~Rodeo · 11 replies · 1,218+ views
    nbcsports ^ | Dec. 02, 2009 | Rick Chandler
    Sure this new Tiger Woods online game is fun; but I can't seem to get past 45 points I keep hitting the freakin' tree. And it's broad daylight here. From the folks that brought you Crush the Castle and Cheating Lover, it's Hunting Tiger, a fun new animated game... (Link to game)
  • Tiger: I let down my family

    12/02/2009 11:36:09 AM PST · by FTJM · 51 replies · 2,060+ views
    The Sun ^ | 12/02/09 | Pete Samson
    TIGER Woods has sensationally admitted he "let down" his family and regrets "those transgressions". The world's top golfer posted a statement on his website this afternoon calling himself "far short of perfect". And he added: "I am dealing with my behaviour and personal failings behind closed doors with my family." The 33-year-old's grovelling apology came after he was hit by allegations of flings with THREE different women. In a voicemail recording, Tiger can apparently be heard telling one of the women, Jaimee Grubbs, to delete her personalised greeting — because his wife had been through his phone and "may be...
  • Tiger: I Need a 'Kobe Special'

    11/28/2009 10:15:10 PM PST · by OldDeckHand · 46 replies · 5,265+ views ^ | 11/29/09 | Staff
    Tiger Woods had a "Kobe Special" on his brain hours after what looks like a domestic dispute with his wife, Elin Nordegren -- this according to someone who spoke with Tiger on Friday. During the phone conversation on Friday, Tiger told his friend, "I have to run to Zales to get a 'Kobe Special.'" The person on the other end of the phone asked Tiger what a "Kobe Special" was. The reply -- "A house on a finger." During the conversation, Tiger said his wife had "gone ghetto" on him.
  • Tiger Woods Affair?: Cheating On Wife Rumors Circulate Web

    11/26/2009 9:35:10 AM PST · by honestabe010 · 59 replies · 15,704+ views
    The Woodward Report ^ | November 25, 2009
    At this time, it is a rumor -- unconfirmed -- and suspect at that, but word of a Tiger Woods affair is spreading quickly on the Web this morning. One of the primary sites fueling the speculation is Media Take Out, which calls it an "explosive rumor," though carefully notes "allegedly cheating" in the headline. Media Take Out writes, " just got its hands on this week's National Enquirer and it is EXPLOSIVE!!! According to them, Tiger Woods is CHEATING with a woman named Rachel Uchitel." The rumor has since found its way to various blogs, Web sites and tweets...
  • Letterman Lied About Ending Affair -- Allegedly

    11/10/2009 11:34:04 AM PST · by OldDeckHand · 14 replies · 935+ views ^ | 10/10/09 | Staff
    David Letterman was having an affair with his former personal assistant way more recently than David's rep had us believing -- according to documents filed by the alleged extortionist's lawyer. According to legal papers filed today by the defense, Robert Halderman confronted Stephanie Birkitt in December 2008 with evidence of the affair and she promised to end it. But Gerald Shargel, Halderman's lawyer, claims the relationship continued "unabated" into this past summer. Letterman's rep has said the affair ended before Letterman's marriage in March. Dave blew the whistle on the alleged extortion plot in early September.
  • Steve Phillips Is Fired by ESPN After Affair

    10/26/2009 6:08:55 AM PDT · by Phlap · 52 replies · 2,641+ views
    NY Times ^ | 10/25/2009 | RICHARD SANDOMIR
    ESPN fired Steve Phillips on Sunday, less than a week after a newspaper revealed that he had had an affair with a 22-year-old production assistant with the network. “Steve Phillips is no longer working for ESPN,” the network said in a statement. “His ability to be an effective representative for ESPN has been significantly and irreparably damaged, and it became evident it was time to part ways.”
  • Department of Justice could take Sen. John Ensign case

    10/14/2009 11:15:23 AM PDT · by OldDeckHand · 14 replies · 862+ views
    Politico ^ | 10/14/09 | JOHN BRESNAHAN & MANU RAJU
    Sen. John Ensign has admitted to having an affair with a staffer, admitted that he helped find a job for the staffer’s husband and admitted that his parents paid the staffer’s family nearly $100,000. But the worst may still be to come. The Justice Department is expected to decide within weeks whether to pursue a criminal probe into the relationship between Ensign (R-Nev.) and the staffer’s husband, and two prominent Washington defense attorneys say prosecutors are likely to find Ensign’s case irresistible. “I don’t see how they cannot look at this case,” Stan Brand, a Washington attorney who specializes in...
  • Time for another Edwards bombshell from the Enquirer (More mistresses during campaign)

    10/02/2009 1:16:12 PM PDT · by TitansAFC · 47 replies · 2,982+ views
    Hot Air ^ | 10-2-09 | Hot Air Staff/ National Enquirer
    ---"...........Elizabeth dropped the divorce bombshell after learning a former campaign aide is claiming Rielle Hunter, the mother of Edwards’ love child, isn’t the only woman he seduced on the campaign trail! Furious at his betrayals, Elizabeth - still battling Stage 4 breast cancer - has vowed to destroy her husband of 32 years by disclosing everything she knows about his political career in divorce court, insiders say......"
  • Sex, scorn and videotape (More details on John Edward's slave boy)

    09/30/2009 3:03:03 PM PDT · by Callahan · 16 replies · 2,104+ views
    Politico ^ | 9/30/09 | Ben Smith
    When John Edwards returned to North Carolina in the course of his long quest for the presidency, Andrew Young always met him at the airport in Edwards’s big black Chevy Tahoe. Young drove, and Edwards rode shotgun, silently raising his left hand whenever he wanted a Diet Coke, which Young would wordlessly supply.
  • Why I Never Regretted My Affair With A Teacher

    09/26/2009 9:52:38 PM PDT · by Steelfish · 14 replies · 2,277+ views
    Telegraph(UK) ^ | September 26, 2009
    Why I Never Regretted My Affair With A Teacher As a music teacher is jailed this week for having an affair with her 15-year-old pupil, a former student recalls his passionate and loving relationship with his gym mistress. By Harry Green 26 Sep 2009 Helen Goddard, who was jailed this week for her affair with her 15-year-old pupil Photo: STEPHANIE SCHAERER [Pic in URL] I know what a consensual relationship between a pupil and a teacher can feel like. I was the pupil in one such relationship 40 years ago. In fact, the word “consent” barely begins to describe the...
  • A Scandalous Affair : Our culture is lamentably willing to celebrate infidelity

    09/14/2009 8:44:05 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 30 replies · 4,475+ views
    National Review ^ | 9/14/2009 | Kathryn Jean Lopez
    Reality-show star Jon Gosselin did it. Country singer Shania Twain, whose “One” has become a wedding standard, wound up a victim of it. An endless parade of politicians have been caught doing it. And those are just the ones we know about. Adultery does happen. It always has and it always will. But I think we may have crossed a threshold. While watching the president of the United States declare that we can legislate away hardship during his health-care address to a joint session of Congress, I was lured away from my hyper-blogging, Tweeting, Facebooking analysis by a commercial for...
  • Jenny Sanford: Affair was like ‘punches to gut’

    08/18/2009 11:00:22 AM PDT · by meandog · 40 replies · 1,838+ views
    MSNBC ^ | Aug 18, 2009 | By Jonann Brady
    Jenny Sanford, the wife of South Carolina Gov. Mark Sanford, told Vogue magazine that finding out about her husband’s affair with an Argentine woman felt like “punches to the gut.” Sanford, 47, has remained relatively quiet since her husband’s infidelity became public in June, but in an in-depth interview in the magazine’s latest issue, she pulls no punches of her own about her feelings. Sanford and her four sons, ranging in age from 10 to 17, have moved out of the governor’s mansion and into the family’s home in Sullivan’s Island. She has been praised for her reaction to the...
  • Edwards' mistress appears at federal courthouse

    08/06/2009 6:24:46 AM PDT · by george76 · 34 replies · 2,718+ views
    Capitol Broadcasting ^ | Aug. 5 , 2009
    Rielle Hunter, John Edwards' former mistress, went inside the federal courthouse in Raleigh Thursday morning. A grand jury is meeting in the courthouse. FBI agents escorted Hunter into a back entrance ... Edwards, a former U.S. senator from North Carolina and two-time presidential candidate, is under investigation to see if campaign funds were illegally paid to Hunter. There is also widespread speculation that Edwards fathered her child.
  • Ex-Edwards mistress at court amid campaign probe (Federal Grand Jury)

    08/06/2009 9:40:27 AM PDT · by OldDeckHand · 6 replies · 1,333+ views
    AP via ^ | August 6, 2009 | Staff
    RALEIGH (AP) — The former mistress of John Edwards arrived at a federal courthouse in Raleigh where a grand jury was meeting Thursday — an appearance that comes as federal investigators examine the two-time presidential candidate's finances. Rielle Hunter walked into the building through a back entrance and holding a young child. Edwards adamantly denied during his confessional interview with ABC News last summer that he had fathered a child with Hunter, and he welcomed a paternity test. His wife, Elizabeth, has said while promoting her book that she doesn't know if her husband is the father.
  • "The State of Affairs" - A Piquant Look at Adultery in American Politicas & Its Ramifications

    07/07/2009 7:14:20 PM PDT · by TexCon · 5 replies · 638+ views
    Stockyard Magazine ^ | July 7th, 2009 | Joseph "Tex" Genovese Dozier
    Amid a confused array of accusations last week, Governor Mark Sanford (R-SC) took to the podium to clarify the nature of his romantic life. With honesty that would make a pilgrim proud, he confirmed the media’s suspicion that his love had been divided between two parties: his Argentine paramour Maria Belen Chapur and – with recently compromised commitment – the hiking trail of the Appalachian Mountains. Sanford’s tearful, sniveling reference to Chapur as his “soul mate” made his attempted reconciliation with his wife a blanching display of equivocation; but there was one topic about which the governor was not conflicted—he...
  • Gadaffi rocked by talk of affair with African queen

    07/05/2009 6:37:32 PM PDT · by forkinsocket · 35 replies · 3,750+ views ^ | July 5, 2009 | Jon Swain
    As Colonel Muammar Gadaffi, the leader of Libya, hosted an African Union summit last week, his name was romantically linked in a court case with the queen mother of an ancestral Ugandan kingdom. Two editors of a Ugandan daily newspaper are being prosecuted for alleging that he is having an affair with her. The Libyan ambassador, who initially brought the case seeking £245m in damages, said in his affidavit that the editors had launched an almost daily campaign to defame Gadaffi. The Ugandan director of public prosecutions, which has taken over the case, accused the editors of defaming a foreign...
  • Trst e-mails make the rounds

    06/26/2009 10:41:28 AM PDT · by lakeprincess · 16 replies · 812+ views
    The Washington TImes ^ | 6/26/09 | Jennifer Harper
    "Magnificent gentle kisses" and "My heart cries out for you" made big news this week. The phrases are gleaned from the private e-mails written by South Carolina Gov. Mark Sanford to his Argentine mistress, published Wednesday by the State newspaper, which built a bonanza out of the titillating revelations.
  • Sanford to Hang Mostly by Moral Majority's Rope

    06/25/2009 6:24:15 PM PDT · by MadIsh32 · 28 replies · 1,271+ views
    The Next Right ^ | 6/25/2009 | Max Borders
    Remember Jimmy Swaggart? He was the TV preacher who wept before America after a tryst with a prostitute. "I have sinned against you, my Lord,” choked Swaggart through tears. “I would ask that your precious blood would wash and cleanse every stain until it is in the seas of God's forgiveness." The fall of televangelism in many ways foreshadowed the decline of the so-called moral majority. The Right is now reaping what it sowed. By making social conservatism central to its platform, it left no room in the GOP for sinners. Now we have the Sanford affair. Many on the...
  • Sanford met with mistress on taxpayer-funded trip (says he will reimburse the state)

    06/25/2009 2:42:37 PM PDT · by notes2005 · 77 replies · 1,969+ views
    The State ^ | Thursday, Jun. 25, 2009
    Gov. Mark Sanford met with his mistress on a taxpayer funded trip to Brazil and Argentina last year, according to documents released by the S.C. Department of Commerce and e-mails exchanged between Sanford and the woman. The S.C. Department of Commerce paid more than $8,000 for the trip to Brazil and Argentina June 21-28 of last year, according to documents Commerce released today. Sanford, in a statement, acknowledged the meeting and said he would reimburse the state.
  • A few good men… is that asking too much?

    06/24/2009 9:40:41 PM PDT · by Darnright · 10 replies · 479+ views ^ | June 25, 2009 | Michael Naragon
    Another day, yet another political sex scandal. Do we need any more reasons to begin a wholesale cleaning of our political house? How can we expect these people to make conscientious decisions? by Michael Naragon Mark Sanford’s admission of his affair on Wednesday prompted differing reactions from different people. Rush Limbaugh, in a rare moment, was nearly speechless upon hearing the announcement. My cynicism toward all politicians kept me from being shocked by the news. My reaction was one of anger, pure and simple. In a time when so many critical issues face the nation, and liberals–including their cohorts in...
  • SC Gov. Mark Sanford Admits Affair

    06/24/2009 8:42:22 PM PDT · by Starman417 · 12 replies · 614+ views
    Flopping Aces ^ | 06-24-09 | Mike's America
    And resigns as Chair of the Republican Governor's Association.As a native of South Carolina, I was disappointed to learn the news that our Governor, Mark Sanford, admitted to having an affair with a woman in Argentina. I wasn't a big supporter of his so it's not a personal disappointment but it does remove the likelihood that his strong conservative voice will be heard on the national stage in the run up to the 2012 election. And while he mislead state officials as to his whereabouts in a bizarre weeklong story, there is no indication now that he asked any officials...
  • South Carolina Gov. Admits Being "Unfaithful" to His Wife

    06/24/2009 11:32:45 AM PDT · by STARWISE · 183 replies · 6,209+ views
  • Megan Kelly Approached for "help" on Ensign Affair

    06/19/2009 8:54:41 AM PDT · by worst-case scenario · 37 replies · 4,042+ views
    Doug Hampton, the supposed blackmailer of John Ensign, went to Megan Kelly of Fox News for help, the week before the story broke. "I love this country and considered it a great privilege to work in the US (sic) Senate. I am bringing this to you and Fox News to address this professionally and correctly. I could have sought the most liberal, Republican hating media to expose this story, but there are people’s lives at stake and justice is about proper process as well as outcome. Senator Ensign has no business serving in the US (sic) Senate anymore! I will...
  • GOP committee paid son of Ensign's mistress during affair

    06/17/2009 3:31:22 PM PDT · by americanophile · 31 replies · 2,023+ views
    Los Angeles Times ^ | June 17, 2009 | Ashley Powers and Richard Simon
    Reporting from Washington and Las Vegas -- The 19-year-old son of a woman who reportedly had an affair with Nevada Sen. John Ensign was being paid by the National Republican Senatorial Committee during the relationship, federal election records show. Brandon Hampton, who shares an address with former Ensign staffers Doug and Cynthia Hampton, was paid $5,400 between March 2008 and August 2008. The payments, for "research policy consulting," ended the same month as the affair, which was said to begin in December 2007. Ensign staffers and committee officials did not return calls seeking comment.
  • Sen. Ensign Resigns GOP Leadership Post After Admitting Affair

    06/17/2009 10:47:42 AM PDT · by MaestroLC · 163 replies · 8,378+ views
    FOX News ^ | June 17, 2009 | Trish Turner and Carl Cameron
    The Republican senator who went public a day earlier about an extramarital affair has resigned his GOP leadership post on Wednesday. Sen. John Ensign, R-Nev., stepped down as chairman of the Republican Policy Committee, the fourth-ranking GOP position in the Senate, after holding a brief news conference Tuesday to come clean about his affair with a former aide. He is not expected to resign from the Senate. Senate Republican Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., confirmed the move Wednesday afternoon. "He's accepted responsibility for his actions and apologized to his family and constituents. He offered, and I accepted, his resignation as chairman...
  • Ensign to Acknowledge Extramarital Affair

    06/16/2009 2:59:31 PM PDT · by Hawk720 · 124 replies · 6,593+ views
    Wash Post ^ | June 16, 2009 | Chris Cillizza and Paul Kane
    <p>Sen. John Ensign (R-Nev.) has acknowledged an extramarital affair with a campaign staffer in a statement released by his office. "I deeply regret and am very sorry for my actions," said Ensign. He is expected to announce the affair at a press conference at 6:30 pm tonight. The affair, which was with a woman who worked for both Ensign's re-election campaign and his Battle Born leadership political action committee, began in December 2007 and ended in August 2008. Ensign's wife, Darlene, said that the couple's "marriage has become stronger" and added: "I love my husband."</p>
  • Sen. Ensign Admits Affair, But He Is Not The Bad Guy.

    06/16/2009 4:23:54 PM PDT · by vaper69 · 36 replies · 1,641+ views
    We are already seeing Sen. Ensign being attacked by local liberals, and it is spreading to the national level. However, reserve your judgement for a moment. You must consider certain facts about the affair. * Ensign was separated from his wife at the time. * One they reconciled, he ended the affair. * The husband apparently demanded money from Ensign to keep quiet. So it will depend on your own value system as to whether he should really take heat for violating his vows. It would be understandable to hold scorn for Ensign since he slept with the wife of...
  • Ex-intern breaks silence over Kennedy affair

    05/25/2009 9:31:30 PM PDT · by pissant · 66 replies · 5,234+ views
    WA Today ^ | 5/25/09 | Phil Sherwell
    Mimi Beardsley Alford may get a seven-figure sum for her story, Philip Sherwell reports from New York. A FORMER White House intern who had a 17-month affair with president John Kennedy is to tell her story for the first time. Mimi Beardsley Alford, now 66, a retired New York church administrator, will receive an advance believed to be worth nearly $US1 million ($A1.3 million) from publisher Random House for her memoir. Mrs Alford, who is breaking her silence after more than 45 years, maintained the secret about her relationship with the womanising president until a new Kennedy biography was published...
  • Elizabeth Edwards to appear on Oprah Winfrey show

    05/05/2009 6:23:44 AM PDT · by Zakeet · 46 replies · 1,396+ views
    Associated Press ^ | May 5, 2009
    Elizabeth Edwards tells talk show host Oprah Winfrey that it's a "complicated question" if she still is in love with her husband, former presidential candidate and U.S. Sen John Edwards, after his admitted affair. In an episode of "The Oprah Winfrey Show" to air Thursday, Winfrey asks Edwards, "Are you still in love with him?" Edwards responds, "You know, that's a complicated question," in an excerpt provided in advance to The Associated Press by Harpo Productions. Winfrey also asks Edwards, "Is it a day by day thing?" And Edwards says, "Neither one of us is out the door so I...
  • Elizabeth Edwards writes about husband's affair in book, 'Resilience'

    04/29/2009 11:27:50 PM PDT · by tlb · 43 replies · 1,813+ views
    N Y Daily News ^ | April 30th 2009, | Celeste Katz
    After the former presidential hopeful confessed his betrayal, Elizabeth Edwards writes in her new book, "I cried and screamed, I went to the bathroom and threw up." Elizabeth, 59, who is terminally ill with cancer, speaks about her husband's infidelity in her new memoir, "Resilience,". Despite feeling deeply deceived, Elizabeth Edwards nonetheless publicly stood by her husband's side, lending his candidacy the aura of a warm, loving family life. But she had actually wanted him to quit the race to protect the family. Edwards admitted the hanky-panky to her days after declaring his candidacy in 2006 - almost a year...
  • Caroline Kennedy Romance Affair

    01/23/2009 7:44:34 PM PST · by Steelfish · 22 replies · 1,388+ views
    Caroline Kennedy Romance Affair Caroline Kennedy rumored affair and Arthur Pinch Sulzberger? Caroline Kennedy’s rumored affair was with New York Times publisher Arthur Sulzberger. Arthur Ochs Sulzberger, Jr. (born Sept 22 1951) is the son of Arthur Ochs Sulzberger aka Punch Sulzberger. The son is sometimes called Arthur Pinch Sulzberger as a variation of his father’s nickname. “Obama recently named Caroline Kennedy to his vice presidential search committee - and she’s been telling friends that if he’s elected to the White House, she wants to move to Washington, D.C., and take a role in his Democratic administration,” a friend revealed....
  • John Edwards Scandal: Rielle Hunter In N. Jersey, Out of Hush Money

    12/17/2008 6:21:46 AM PST · by mondoreb · 28 replies · 3,203+ views
    DBKP ^ | December 17, 2008 | mondo
    John Edwards Affair/Scandal: Rielle Hunter Back in New Jersey It's the East Coast for Frances Quinn The National Enquirer's reporting that Rielle Hunter has left her fancy digs in Santa Barbara for something a little more plebian: New Jersey The Enquirer had previously broke the story about how Hunter, John Edwards' mistress, and love child/daughter, Frances Quinn, were receiving hush money payments of $15,000 a month from Fred Baron--who was Edwards' campaign finance chairman. When Baron suddenly passed away from a lethal cancer on October 30, the $15K payments to the Hunters stopped. After her $15,000 monthly payments stopped with...
  • Obama Affair Rumors Reinforced

    10/25/2008 8:48:53 PM PDT · by AmericanMade1776 · 74 replies · 3,545+ views ^ | October 25th, 2008 | Michael van der Galien
    Blackfive, a popular conservative blog, interviewed a person with, he and Blackfive say, knowledge about Barack Obama’s professional and possibly private relationship with one of his (former) staffers, most likely named Vera Baker, according to the source. You can listen to the interview below, in which the source explains how he found out about it. Fascinating is that the source, Wolf, says that the dirt on this story was dug up by Hillary Clinton’s campaign. They planned to put the story out there before the Democratic Convention, but failed to find enough hard evidence. ‘Wolf’ says that they have found...
  • Will Media Investigate Obama Affair Rumors?

    10/13/2008 12:54:46 PM PDT · by markedmannerf · 30 replies · 4,908+ views
    Newsbusters ^ | 10\13\08 | News Busters
    Remember how the media had to play catch-up with the National Enquirer and blogs after rumors that begged for investigation were ignored? Many enjoyed that. Will the media repeat the same mistake again now that strong rumors are surfacing of an Obama affair? The rumors are swirling, but I never heard them. The first I heard of them was in this preemptive defense calling them smears. Larry Johnson is talking this up, but he isn’t the most reliable source…however when Jammie Wearing Fool has info and predicts this will be a scoop I listen. From Sharon Churcher’s preemptive defense piece:...
  • Who is Vera Baker - And why is she in Martinique?

    10/12/2008 7:09:06 PM PDT · by · 16 replies · 1,397+ views ^ | October 12, 2008 | HillBuzz
    There’s no mention of Vera Baker…but Vera Baker was paid as the “Finance Director” too. And then, suddenly, Vera Baker was relocated to New York. Right around the time Michelle Obama got incredibly angry about something. We know it was hard to tell, because Michelle’s angry about something on a good day…but this was EXTRA angry. And then, even more suddenly, Vera Baker was relocated to the island of Martinique, where she remains. We hear it’s lovely there. They get lots of sunshine on Sundays. Paradise. A lovely place to read between the lines and ask lots of questions. All...
  • Obama is hit by 'affair' smears following claims that attractive aide was banned by his wife

    10/12/2008 4:58:18 AM PDT · by MuttTheHoople · 24 replies · 2,204+ views
    UK Daily Mail Online ^ | 11th October 2008 | Sharon Churcher
    Obama is hit by 'affair' smears following claims that attractive aide was banned by his wife By Sharon Churcher Last updated at 11:38 PM on 11th October 2008 Comments (17) Add to My Stories Target: Barack Obama faces rumours about his private life Barack Obama is the target of a shadowy smear campaign designed to derail his bid for the US Presidency by falsely claiming he had a close friendship with an attractive African-American female employee. The whispers focus on a young woman who in 2004 was hired to work on his team for his bid to become a senator....
  • Enquirer ‘reveals’ Sarah Palin’s alleged lover

    09/24/2008 3:13:24 PM PDT · by pissant · 73 replies · 3,764+ views
    San Jose Merc. News ^ | 9/24/08 | Mario Savilla
    <p>Threatening legal action will not be enough to stop a national gossip magazine from featuring its exclusive on Sarah Palin’s alleged extramarital affair.</p> <p>According to The NATIONAL ENQUIRER, three members of the man’s family, including one by sworn affidavit, have claimed that Palin engaged in an affair with husband Todd’s former business partner, Brad Hanson.</p>
  • Elizabeth Edwards Breaks Silence About Husband's Affair

    09/18/2008 9:50:32 AM PDT · by Zakeet · 37 replies · 681+ views
    ABC News ^ | September 18, 2008 | Raelyn Johnson
    Elizabeth Edwards is breaking her silence about her husband, former presidential candidate and Sen. John Edwards' affair. In an interview published today in the Detroit Free Press, Edwards says she's going through an ongoing process of finding her feet again. "There's a lot of adjustments to make," said Edwards according to the paper. “When you mention trust, that’s probably the most difficult hurdle.” Last month John Edwards admitted exclusively to ABC News that he had an extramarital affair with a novice filmmaker, Rielle Hunter. Hunter was hired to make videos for the pre-launch phase of Edwards’ 2008 presidential run. When...
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