Wow, This May Rival Sanford

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We’ve known for a while that Sen. Ensign (R-NV) gave a ‘severance’ payment of at least $25,000 to his ex-mistress and her husband. Now it turns out it was $96,000. But it gets better. Ensign’s lawyer is pointing out that he didn’t pay any money — his parents paid them off.

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