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  In scandal's wake, only the non-senator left out in the cuckold

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  Bill Wolff, executive producer for the Rachel Maddow Show, shares a preview of Thursday’s show – lies in politics, plus disclosure dilemmas in political advertisements and an update in the John Ensign scandal.

AP source: Ex-Ensign aide to admit misdemeanor

An aide to former Republican Sen. John Ensign is expected to plead guilty Thursday in U.S. district court to a misdemeanor violation of a federal lobbying law, according to a person close to the case. Full story

History shows Weiner could persevere past scandal

If he manages to keep his seat in Congress, Anthony Weiner would join a handful of political figures who survived what initially looked like a career-ending debacle. Full story

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  Bashir: Why the Democrats uphold family values

The MSNBC host takes a look at the indiscretions of Rep. Anthony Weiner, Sen. David Vitter and Sen. John Ensign and compares how the Democrats and Republicans handle those situations.

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