8 Politicos Who Survived Scandals
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Studds, a Massachusetts Democratic congressman, admitted having a sexual relationship with a 17-year-old male Congressional page. The admission stemmed from a 1983 House Ethics Committee investigation into Studds and Illinois GOP Rep. Dan Crane. Crane, who admitted having a relationship with a 17-year-old female intern, was defeated for re-election, but Studds kept his seat until he retired in 1997.
Rep. Barney Frank