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John Ensign Scandal

Jason Linkins

10 Sordid Facts We Learned From the John Ensign Senate Ethics Report | Jason Linkins | Posted 07.12.2011 | Politics

Sweet fancy Moses, y'all. In my lifetime, I have read some sordid accounts of the many scandalous ways our elected officials have broken society's "se...

Elise Foley

GOP Senator Helped Cover Up John Ensign Affair: Senate Ethics Report | Elise Foley | Posted 07.12.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Sen. Tom Coburn played a more active role than previously known in the negotiations between ex-Sen. John Ensign (R-Nev.) and his former ...

Jason Linkins

Embattled John Ensign Gives Farewell Speech To The Senate | Jason Linkins | Posted 07.02.2011 | Politics

After years of taking fire for scandals in his personal life, the retiring Senator John Ensign (R-Nev.) gave his farewell speech on the Senate floor t...

Jason Linkins

Ensign Breaks With Reid On Call To End Legal Prostitution | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Earlier this week, Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-Nev.) said that it was time to have an "adult conversation about Nevada's legal sex trade," wh...

Is John Ensign a Political Zombie & He Just Doesn't Know It?

TIME | Jay Newton-Small | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

A year ago most reporters were writing John Ensign's political obituary. The Nevada senator had admitted to an affair with a longtime staffer and was ...

Sex Scandal-Plagued John Ensign Believes He Has 'A Lot To Offer' His State

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Sen. John Ensign (R-Nev.) said Wednesday that his new plans to seek reelection in 2012 shouldn't be spoiled by his ill-famed marital indiscretions wit...

John Ensign: 'If You Don't Hold Us Accountable, We'll Do Some Real Bad Things In D.C.'

The Huffington Post | Elyse Siegel | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Sen. John Ensign (R-Nev.) recently told a group of business leaders at a local Nevada golf club that if no one holds lawmakers on Capitol Hill account...

John Ensign Resignation Calls Mount: Nevada Republicans Call For Senator's Ouster

Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Sen. John Ensign (R-Nev.) has come under increasing internal pressure this week from Nevada Republicans who believe he should resign due to increasing...

Doug Hampton: Ensign Should 'Resign Immediately,' C Street Protecting Him (VIDEO)

The Huffington Post | Rachel Weiner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Doug Hampton, whose wife had an affair with John Ensign, said in an interview that the Nevada senator should "resign immediately," claiming that power...

Ensign Probe Heats Up: Senate Panel Reportedly Subpoenaing For Documents

Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

A Senate probe of Sen. John Ensign (R-Nev.) is heating up, according to a reporter for the Las Vegas Sun. "Sources confirm that the Senate panel has ...

John Ensign Scandal: Mistress's Husband Speaks Out, Says Senator Kept Pursuing Affair (VIDEO)

The Huffington Post | Rachel Weiner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Doug Hampton, the friend of John Ensign who discovered the Republican Nevada senator was having an affair with his wife, sat down with ABC News to dis...

Why John Ensign Matters and Tiger Woods Doesn't

Marlene H. Phillips | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports
Marlene H. Phillips

There's another of these Powerful Man is a Scumbag stories that really should be getting this kind of scrutiny because it does matter.

Nevada Republican: Ensign Affair Hurting State

Politico | Glenn Thrush | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Sen. John Ensign (R-Nev.) has repeatedly insisted that he's focused on his job in the aftermath of the sex scandal surrounding his extramarital affair...

Ensign Confronted Outside Office By CNN, Denies Affair Wrongdoing (VIDEO)

AP/Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — Sen. John Ensign said Tuesday that he complied with Senate ethics rules and the law when he arranged a "soft landing" as a lobbyist for...

John Ensign Affair: Read The Letter He Sent To His Lover

Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

The husband of John Ensign's mistress spoke publicly for the first time today, claiming that the Nevada Senator continued to pursue his wife, Cynthia ...