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Grand Old Party


I mean, compared to this, Eliot Spitzer managed a hang time of something like 24 hours before he had to resign as Governor of New York, though he seems to be making a decent stab at a comeback. True, Mark Foley didn't manage to hang on either. But he's sort of the exception that proves the rule.

In any case, John Ensign has managed to hold on for an awful long time now with an affair scandal which actually may have involved criminal infractions in the attempt to cover it up. But Senate Ethics committee investigators are in Vegas this week apparently taking depositions in the Ensign probe, so maybe his luck is running out.

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