Political Scandals that Rocked the World

Political Scandals that Rocked the World

"I did not have sexual relations with that woman." Those nine words resonated throughout the U.S. and the world on August 17, 1998 when former President Bill Clinton minimized his involvement in a sex scandal with White House intern Monica Lewinsky. Before that, Nixon paved the way with Watergate. Yet, political wrongdoings have played out before the public for centuries, being met with a mix of criticism, dismay, anger and outright confusion from citizens. Learn about some of the biggest political scandals of our time.

See all





Get smarter every day! Like us on Facebook.
You'll get the most interesting and engaging topics in your feed, straight from our team of experts.