New York Gov. Elliot Spitzer is joined by his wife Silda as he makes a statement to reporters during a news conference Monday, March 10, 2008, in New York. Spitzer apologized to his family and the public, but did not elaborate on a bombshell report that he was involved in a prostitution ring.
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Idaho Republican Senator Larry Craig, left, with his wife Suzanne at his side, reads a statement to the media Tuesday, Aug. 28, 2007, in Boise, Idaho. Craig had been arrested June 11 and subsequently pleaded guilty to disorderly conduct over an incident with an undercover police officer in a public restroom at the Minneapolis airport.
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In the midst of his Senate impeachment trial on Jan. 15, 1999, President Bill Clinton, with first lady Hillary Rodham Clinton at his side, shows signs of the strain as they listen to speeches at a Democratic National Committee dinner.
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New Jersey Gov. James. E. McGreevey addresses a news conference, as his wife, Dina Matos McGreevey, middle, and his mother, Veronica McGreevey, right, listen, at the Statehouse in Trenton, N.J., Aug. 12, 2004. At the news conference McGreevey announced his resignation and disclosed that he had had a gay affair.
Sen. David Vitter, R-La., listens as his wife Wendy speaks to the media during a press conference in Metairie, La., on July 16, 2007, after Vitter was identified as a client of "D.C. Madam" Deborah Jeane Palfrey's escort service in Washington.
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Rep. Randy "Duke" Cunningham, R-Calif., with his wife Nancy, announces he will not seek re-election July 14, 2005. Cunningham eventually resigned after pleading guilty to accepting bribes and underreporting his income. Federal authorities subsequently alleged that a defense contractor arranged for prostitutes to Cunningham and possibly others. Nancy Cunningham said in 2007 that she planned to file for divorce.