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It's been difficult to escape the discussion of the IRS treatment of Tea Party-related organizations lobbying for tax-exempt status. Unlike Benghazi-Gate, it's a scandal worth its salt. It's got all the elements of a classic political screw-up: serious misuse of authority, ill-intentioned bureaucrats, and another reason to suspect a government institution of conspiring against you.

Here are 8 other political scandals that had the White House press corps salivating:

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GOOD Books about Journalistic Scandals

Admit it: everybody loves a good scandal. Inspired by News of the World, here's a list of five GOOD Books on journalistic controversies.

GOOD Books is a weekly round-up of what we're reading and what we wish we were reading.

This week’s headlines were full of Ruperts: Murdoch the media mogul and Grint, who plays Ron in Harry Potter. While I’m sure there are several folks out there who’d love a list of five Rupert Grint-inspired novels, we’ve chosen to focus on the more sinister of the two.

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Why Do Female Politicians Avoid Sex Scandals? One Word: Sexism

Women who stray from their relationships face a different set of consequences.

Nikki Haley, one of the few female politicians who has weathered a sex scandal, denied the whole thing.

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