Political Scandals

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Discover how fast controversy can move up in the polls in Parcast’s new limited series, Political Scandals. From greed and lust to deceit and cover-ups, we’ll unpack the most shocking events in American history—all leading up to the 2020 election. Every Tuesday, join us as we breakdown the rise and fall of our most infamous elected officials, measuring the impact it had on the country and history.

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Scandal 52: The Hamilton-Reynolds Affair
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In 1797, Alexander Hamilton revealed that he had an extramarital affair with a married woman. Known as the “Hamilton-Reynolds Affair,” this story was America's first sex scandal...but it was hardly the last.
Nov 12, 2019
Scandal 53: “The D.C. Madam”
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In 2007, Deborah Jeane Palfrey was indicted for racketeering and money laundering. Her escort service’s client list included men from the highest reaches of the U.S. government, stretching all the way into the dark halls of the White House.
Nov 05, 2019
Scandal 54: The Election of 1800
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The match-up between sitting president John Adams, and his own vice president, Thomas Jefferson—an election so rife with backstabbing, mudslinging, and constitutional controversy that it nearly led to a civil war.
Nov 03, 2019
Welcome to Political Scandals
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Every Tuesday leading up to the 2020 election, Parcast’s new limited series Political Scandals counts down the 54 most controversial events in American history—uncovering the ugly truth behind some of our most infamous elected officials. From Watergate and Lewinsky to Iran Contra and the 2000 Recount, dig deeper into the stories you knew—thought you knew—or had no idea changed the face of politics. Political Scandals premieres Sunday, November 3rd, with new episodes available every Tuesday thereafter. Listen free on Spotify, or wherever you get your podcasts. Subscribe today!
Oct 21, 2019