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Former presidential hopeful and North Carolina Sen. John Edwards was indicted on six felony charges of violating campaign finance laws. Edwards allegedly spent some of his 2008 campaign funds to keep his mistress Rielle Hunter, pregnant with his child at the time, in hiding. (June 3, 2011)(Credit: AP)

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Faces of shame: Politicians and their scandals

Controversy can never let politicians be -- or is it the other way around? Newsday highlights some of the top headline-making political scandals.