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Play is verbatim D.C. sex scandals

December 24, 2014
Gloria Borger, Brian Rokus | CNN
Mark Twain first told us that truth can be stranger than fiction, which is of course true. But in this instance, it's funnier, too. That's the premise behind the off-Broadway comedy "Tail! Spin!," the story of some of the most memorable political sex scandals of recent times. Remember these classics?
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The resignation of Rep. Mark Foley

Air Date: 
October 6, 2006
In the Vault this week, some parallels between embattled Rep. Anthony Weiner’s (D-NY) situation and that of Rep. Mark Foley (R-FL) who resigned his seat in September 2006 after revelations he sent sexually explicit messages to an underage house page. Republicans lost the House and the Senate in the mid-term elections just five weeks later.
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