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Coburn Urged Ensign To Pay Millions To Mistress

First Posted: 08/08/09 06:12 AM ET Updated: 05/25/11 02:35 PM ET

Ensign Ethics

Las Vegas Sun:

Doug Hampton spoke publicly for the first time today about the affair his wife had with Sen. John Ensign, saying the Nevada Republican continued his pursuit even after intermediaries tried to get him to stop.

Hampton said that Sen. Tom Coburn, R-Okla., and others urged him to end the affair and help the Hamptons pay off their home and move to Colorado. But Ensign was so infatuated that he continued, Hampton said.

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