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This Republican scandals list is full of stories and incidents that will make you shake your head. Sex scandals have made their way into both the Democratic Party and Republican Party. Regardless of whether or not it's election time, the public is always enthralled by a good political sex scandal. Republican sex scandals are arguably the most entertaining type because of the party's commitment to pro-family and conservative values. This is not to say that there are not plenty of scandals from both political parties, however. From Political John conservative to liberal adulterers, the two parties have been pretty even in terms of sex scandals.

The Republican party led the way in the '80s and '90s with a multitude of sex scandals. More recently, GOP leaders like John Boehner and Newt Gingrich have been embroiled in their own GOP scandals. Republicans are often conservative and publicly preach abstinence, so this makes it even more entertaining when they are involved in extramarital affairs. This politician list is full of dirty sex scandals. See the Democratic list for the other side of the aisle. After you read this Republican sex scandal list, leave a comment or share it with a friend. 
Herman Cain is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Republican Sex Scandals
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It is alleged that the hopeful Republican nominee for President sexually assaulted former subordinates when he was the head of the Restaurant Association. Up to 3 women have come forward surrounding the issues at hand, each with different allegations of a sexual nature.

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Chris Myers is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Republican Sex Scandals
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Alleged to have paid a gay prostitute (known online as "Rentboy") for sex. Photos said to be from the encounter - showing Myers in only a pair of blue underpants - later surfaced online. see more on Chris Myers
Newt Gingrich is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Republican Sex Scandals
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Acknowledged having an affair in the 1990s

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John Boehner is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Republican Sex Scandals
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It is rumored that John Boehner, the new Speaker of the House and married father of two, had an alleged affair with lobbyist Lisbeth Lyons. In addition, he is also being accused of having an affair with Leigh LaMora, a press secretary to ex-Colorado Congressman Joel Hefley. But, it's important to keep in mind that these allegations are rumors at this point, but time will tell.

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