John Eric Ensign (born March 25, 1958) is an American veterinarian and former politician based in Las Vegas, Nevada. He was a Congressman and United States Senator from Nevada, serving in the latter seat from January 2001 until May 2011. He resigned amid a Senate Ethics Committee investigation. He is a member ...
The John Ensign scandal related to revelations in 2009 of an extramarital affair between United States Senator John Ensign from Nevada and campaign aide Cynthia Hampton from 2007 to 2008, and actions taken by Ensign to keep the affair secret. He was investigated for potential violations of federal rules about conflict of ...
May 13, 2011 ... John Ensign Sex Scandal Report: 12 Juiciest Bits. A new Senate report chronicles the ex-senator's sordid affair, obsession for his mistress, illegal coverup, and Santorum's attempt to protect him. The Daily Beast delivers the most salacious tidbits. David A. Graham ...
Apr 21, 2011 ... WASHINGTON — Senator John Ensign of Nevada, the subject of an ethics investigation related to his affair with the wife of a former top aide, announced Thursday evening that he was resigning, effectively ending the high-profile Senate inquiry that had already ruined his once-promising political career.
Scandal: Affair with campaign staffer How he was outed: Press conference On June 16, 2009, then Nevada Senator John Ensign abruptly admitted to having an affair with a former campaign staffer,...
Dec 29, 2014 ... Now, three years after the fall of former Senator John E. Ensign of Nevada, thousands of pages of previously undisclosed documents reveal new details about the evidence the F.B.I. gathered against Mr. Ensign, who briefly flirted with running for president in 2012. The documents, which show that Mr.
Dec 29, 2014 ... New FBI documents are shedding light on the investigation of former Nevada Sen. John Ensign, who resigned in 2011 amid scandal. Ensign was once thought to be a potential Republican candidate for . . .
May 13, 2011 ... As unbelievable as it might be from today's perspective, there was a lot of presidential campaign buzz in May 2009 surrounding a trip Sen. John Ensign, R- Nev., was planning to the early caucus state of Iowa. Today, Ensign is no longer even a senator and, worse still, faces possible criminal charges in the ...
May 14, 2011 ... Sen. Tom Coburn and former Sen. Rick Santorum appear to have been involved in the scandal that brought down former Sen. John Ensign. A Senate Ethics Committee investigation could lead to criminal charges for Ensign.