- Barney Frank (...) Admitted to having paid Stephen L. Gobie, a male prostitute, for sex and subsequently hiring Gobie as his personal assistant. Gobie used the congressman's Washington apartment for prostitution. A move to expel Frank from the House of Representatives failed and a motion to censure him failed.
- John Murtha, Jr. (...) Implicated in the Abscam sting, in which FBI agents impersonating Arab businessmen offered bribes to political figures; Murtha was cited as an unindicted co-conspirator.
- Thomas Dodd (...) Censured by the Senate for financial improprieties, having diverted $116,000 in campaign and testimonial funds to his own use.
Inte? Tänkte väl det. För jag skulle tro att utrymmet i svensk press rörande dessa skandaler kan mätas i spaltmillimeter...