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Saturday, November 10, 2012

Saturday, November 10, 2012 - 06:00:24

Sex and the bigshot executive

David Petraeus. An affair with his biographer.

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Thursday, March 15, 2012

Thursday, March 15, 2012 - 06:30:26

NBC reports on sex abuse of foreign exchange students

NBC's Rock Center last night featured a lengthy segment on sexual abuse of high school foreign exchange students.

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Thursday, March 8, 2012

Thursday, March 8, 2012 - 15:15:35

SC Republican sex pledge makes foe wonder

The South Carolina Republican county committee that has required candidates to sign a pledge they never had premarital sex and that they'd never look at porn again has prompted a response from South Carolina Democratic chair Dick Harpootlian: Since it is apparent porn and sex must be a big enough problem in the Republican Party to warrant a written pledge to avoid them, I would be very cautious about getting into a small space like a bathroom or a voting booth with a Republican.

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Sunday, February 5, 2012

Sunday, February 5, 2012 - 07:29:39

Newt Gingrich's blow for adulter.., er, polyamory

I tend to think this is one of those bogus New York Times trend stories, but the feature writer still did dig up some people that revelations about Newt Gingrich's desire for an "open marriage" back in the days when he was boinking Callista while married to another has done wonders for those who think "polyamory" is hunkydory.

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Friday, December 23, 2011

Friday, December 23, 2011 - 07:51:55

Gay man apologizes for 'ruin' of senator's marriage

Today's smirk, from Talking Points Memo: Perhaps you've read about Minnnesota Sen. Amy Koch, the Republican majority leader, who recently gave up her leadership position because of an "inappropriate relationship" with a Senate staff member.

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Monday, November 28, 2011

Monday, November 28, 2011 - 16:10:38

Report: Herman Cain had 13-year girlfriend

Somewhere, Jon Stewart is rubbing his hands together. Atlanta TV station today airing interview with a woman who's said she's had a 13-year affair with Herman Cain.

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Wednesday, November 9, 2011

Wednesday, November 9, 2011 - 13:58:13

What did Paterno know and when did he know it?

This should blow you away — and should silence all those thinking Joe Paterno is getting harsh treatment.

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Wednesday, November 9, 2011 - 06:31:14

Parallel drawn on Penn State-church scandals UPDATE

The New York Times continues to report confidently, though without named sources, that Joe Paterno's days as Penn State football coach are soon to be over.

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Tuesday, November 8, 2011

Tuesday, November 8, 2011 - 12:40:35

Report: Joe Paterno out as Penn State coach

The New York Times is reporting that Penn State will soon be exiting the scene as the school's football coach.

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Monday, November 7, 2011

Monday, November 7, 2011 - 06:48:00

Penn State officials step down in scandal

The Penn State athletic director went on leave and a university vice president will retire it was announced after an emergency Penn State Board of Trustees meeting over the the school's failure to report allegations of an assistant football coach sexually abusing children.

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Sunday, November 6, 2011

Sunday, November 6, 2011 - 07:13:21

The Penn State scandal — where's the outrage?

I was surprised by the Democrat-Gazette's brief treatment of given the explosive Penn State sex abuse scandal that broke yesterday.

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Thursday, August 18, 2011

Thursday, August 18, 2011 - 06:30:32

Missouri Lt. governor and the stripper

Ever heard of Peter Kinder? Arkansas Lt. Gov. Mark Darr drops his name a lot.

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Tuesday, July 26, 2011

Tuesday, July 26, 2011 - 11:48:37

Congressman Wu to resign over sex allegation

Another congressman apparently gone in a sex scandal. CNN reports that Democratic Rep. David Wu of Oregon will resign fronm the House after being accused of making unwanted sexual advances toward a fund-raiser's daughter, reportedly 18 at the time.

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Friday, June 17, 2011

Friday, June 17, 2011 - 12:37:50

Threat charge against doctor dismissed

Interesting report on the non-jury trial in Fayetteville of a doctor, Bryan Abernathy, accused of threatening a woman if she didn't have sex with him during an office visit.

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Thursday, June 16, 2011

Thursday, June 16, 2011 - 08:51:58

Anthony Weiner is quitting

Pick your favorite outlet: Everybody is reporting that U.S. Rep. Anthony Weiner has told friends he's stepping down from Congress.

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Thursday, June 9, 2011

Thursday, June 9, 2011 - 10:50:19

Sex scandals of the decade: The sweet 16

Talking Points Memo declares the top 16 sex scandals of the decade in a slide show that provides a quick, useful look at home some previous indiscretions have played out.

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Wednesday, June 8, 2011

Wednesday, June 8, 2011 - 11:54:36

Pryor says Weiner should resign

In an interview with reporters today, U.S. Sen. Mark Pryor said it would be a "good thing" if Rep. Anthony Weiner resigned.

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Monday, June 6, 2011

Monday, June 6, 2011 - 18:16:41

Weinergate reconsidered

With a little time for consideration, I think it's pretty clear: * Anthony Weiner should resign.

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Monday, June 6, 2011 - 15:14:24

Weiner admits sending photos to women

Rep. Anthony Weiner admits sending sexy photos and messages to women on Facebook and Twitter. He says he won't resign.

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Friday, June 3, 2011

Friday, June 3, 2011 - 09:41:16

John Edwards indicted for mistress money

Former Sen. John Edwards has been indicted, as expected, on charges that support money he funneled to his mistress should have been reported as campaign contributions during his presidential bid.

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