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John Ensign Affair

Why Do We Care About Tiger Woods?

Ed Gurowitz, Ph.D. | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports
Ed Gurowitz, Ph.D.

Once we've conflated celebrity with power, it's inevitable that we will see a celebrity's errors as a betrayal. We made him famous, we imputed power to him, and then he took advantage of it.

Tom Coburn: I Didn't Help Negotiate Ensign Affair Pay-Off

George's Bottom Line | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Sen. Tom Coburn, R-Okla., told me flatly that he did not offer to broker a million-dollar deal between his Senate colleague, John Ensign, R-Nev., and ...

John Ensign Affair: Time For Cindy Hampton To Tell All

Lynda Obst | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Lynda Obst

The John Ensign affair is mysterious in only one way to me: the quiet Mrs. Hampton.

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.

Doug Hampton Speaks Out On Sen. Ensign's Affair With His Wife

ABC News | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Doug Hampton, the former co-chief of staff to Sen. John Ensign, R-Nev., speaks out in his first television network interview, about the affair between...

Sex, Lies, and Band-Aids: Why Ensign and Polanski Should Have Pulled a Letterman

Alafair Burke | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Alafair Burke

Letterman, despite whatever idiotic (or worse?) things he may have done with women on his staff, was wise enough to realize that silence isn't permanent and peace of mind can't be bought.

Ensign Shows There's No Blushing in Politics

Rick Horowitz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Rick Horowitz

Here's the inspiring part: the sight of John Ensign sitting behind a microphone and talking about how people need to follow the rules. He can do all this while keeping a straight face!

Dr. Coburn's Peculiar Privilege

Jacob M. Appel | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Jacob M. Appel

Senator Coburn claims physician-patient privilege to avoid testifying against Ensign. But this is not a "Get out of Jail Free" card for physicians who acquire knowledge outside of their work as doctors.

Ensign's Ex-Mistress, Husband Sought $8.5 Million Settlement Over Affair

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — Sen. John Ensign's former mistress and her husband sought an $8.5 million settlement from the Nevada Republican before the affair b...

In the Know: Scandalous Political Affairs

Karin Tanabe | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Karin Tanabe

Many Washingtonians are au courant with their employers' bedroom lambadas, but it's an ethical dilemma to be the confidant in a headline-worthy affair.

Emails: Ensign Affair Known About By NRSC

Las Vegas Sun | Lisa Mascaro (Contact) | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Republican Sen. John Ensign is methodically trying to turn the page after admitting to having an affair with a former campaign staffer, but new detail...

Ensign Has Dropped 22 Points In Poll Since Admitting Affair

Las Vegas Review Journal | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Sen. John Ensign's status in the eyes of his constituents has further eroded in the last month, as revelations about his extramarital affair with a fo...

Ryan Grim

McConnell Distances Himself From Scandal-Ridden Ensign | Ryan Grim | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Sen. John Ensign (R-Nev.) is mired in a sex and corruption scandal that, in his own understated terminology, has been "not good." Having been caught p...

Sen. Ensign: "I Fully Plan On Running For Reelection"

The Las Vegas Sun | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Republican Sen. John Ensign said Monday that not only does he have no intention of resigning in light of his affair and his parents' payout to the wom...

Exclusive Audio Of John Ensign Asking His Parents For $96,000

Matthew Filipowicz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Matthew Filipowicz

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 ...

John Thune Replaces Ensign In GOP leadership post

AP | KEN THOMAS | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — Republicans on Thursday elected Sen. John Thune to the leadership post vacated by Sen. John Ensign, who stepped down after admittin...

Governor Sanford: Humpty Dumpty Cracks Up

Deborah King | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Deborah King

Isn't it time we grew up and stopped accusing others of sexual "wrongdoing" to cover our own misguided behavior?

Danny Shea

Fox News Denies Report: We Didn't Force Ensign To Admit Affair | Danny Shea | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Fox New is denying claims that Doug Hampton — whose wife Cynthia is the other woman in Senator John Ensign's sex scandal — sent the networ...

Ensign Interns Want Out

The Washington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

It would appear that the interns in Sen. John Ensign's (R-Nev.) office either aren't pleased with their boss's philandering ways or are worried about ...

Lindsey Graham Says He Has Secret "Sins" Of His Own

The Huffington Post | Megan Slack | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

In an interview with Politico about Sen. John Ensign's recent admission of an affair with a campaign staffer, Sen. Lindsey Graham said he had his own ...

John Ensign Affair: GOP Senator To Acknowledge Adultery

AP | KEVIN FREKING and KATHLEEN HENNESSEY | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

LAS VEGAS — Republican Sen. John Ensign of Nevada, a leading conservative mentioned as a potential presidential candidate, admitted Tuesday he h...