Republican Rep. Mark Souder of Indiana announced Tuesday that he would resign as rumors of an affair surfaced. The congressman ran on a family-values platform, but political experts say party affiliation has little to do with who survives cheating scandals.
Despite ratings spike for the Indiana-born funnyman, harassment concerns could dog Letterman's contract negotiations with CBS.
Did Senator Ensign violate a lobbying ban by helping a former staffer who's wife he had had an affair with? Ethics watchdogs think so.
The California lawmaker caught on tape boasting about his trysts is the latest conservative to disappoint a movement built on upholding marriage and traditional moral values.
Sex scandal engulfing South Carolina's governor may keep Republicans from focusing on their real task: to define an alternative vision to Obama's.