ScandaLand: Who Is Currently Involved In A Congressional Scandal


Are you a lawmaker in Washington wondering whether you are involved in a scandal or under investigation? Well, we’ve made a very simple game for you to play to help answer that question. Just follow the flow chart below to find out which lawmakers are embroiled in scandal and for what offense.

In total, the chart shows twenty-three lawmakers (21 congressmen and 2 senators) currently involved in a scandal. Most of these lawmakers are currently under investigation by either a congressional ethics body or the Department of Justice. In the case of Rep. Sanford Bishop, the state of Georgia is investigating an earmark he obtained for an organization employing his step-daughter and her husband.

Follow the chutes and ladders of ScandaLand below:

Am I Involved In A Scandal?    
Personal Finances? Shady
Land Deal?
Gary Miller (R-CA)
Ken Calvert (R-CA)
Housing? Chris Dodd (D-CT)
Kent Conrad (D-ND)
Charles Rangel (D-NY)
Earmarks? Jerry Lewis (R-CA)
Alan Mollohan (D-WV)
John Murtha (D-PA)
Pete Visclosky (D-IN)
Sanford Bishop (D-GA)
Don Young (R-AK)
Charles Rangel (D-NY)
Charles Rangel (D-NY)
Carolyn Kilpatrick (D-MI)
S. Jackson Lee (D-TX)
Donald Payne (D-NJ)
Bennie Thompson (D-MS)
Donna Christensen (D-VI)
Yvette Clarke (D-NY)
  Loretta Sanchez (D-CA)
Linda Sanchez (D-CA)
Tim Murphy (R-PA)
Charles Rangel (D-NY)
Blagojevich? Roland Burris (D-IL)
Jesse Jackson, Jr. (D-IL)
Paying off mistress & cuckolded husband? John Ensign (R-NV)  
Congrats! You Are Not Embroiled In A Scandal

Inspired by the interactive guide to recent republican sex scandals

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  • Commblast

    You missed one–Rep. Loretta Sanchez is blazing a trail that reaches new lows, even for a congressperson. Her refusal to answer the mounting questions about her own adultery scandal (oh, much juicier than Sanford’s), demonstrates that she believes she has something to hide. If the allegations about her adultery with her married military escort were false, you can be sure she would have denied it by now. Instead, it is obvious that she has given strict instructions to her staff to stonewall all inquiries. Her conduct in using her official travel to pursue a relationship with a married officer is just as reprehensible as Sanford’s, yet the “mainstream” media refuses to investigate and report on it. This can only be explained by their desire to protect a cherished political ally, because apparently the public’s appetite for these political sex scandal stories is insatiable. Just look at the obsession with the Sanford case. What scandal? Just google: loretta sanchez scandal.