Photos: Biggest Sex Scandals in Politics
From lewd bathroom behavior to tickling staffers, sexual misconduct has plagued politicians from both parties over the past decade. As he makes his bid for GOP presidential candidate, Herman Cain hopes to overcome allegations of sexual harassment and avoid a campaign-ending scandal.
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During his presidential campaign, the Republican nominee has been accused by four women of sexual harassment when he was president of the National Restaurant Association between 1996 and 1999. Cain insists he is innocent, but after initial denials, he belatedly conceded that he was aware that a female employee of the association had received a paid settlement.