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Sen. David Vitter (R-La.) and his wife Wendy address a news conference in Metairie, Monday, July 16, 2007. Vitter is making his first public appearance since acknowledging that his telephone number appeared in the records of a Washington escort service. (July 16, 2007)(Credit: AP)

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From JFK to Anthony Weiner, politicians and public officials in sex scandals

Public officials' and politicians' affairs and sex scandals have had varied effects on their careers over the years.

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