Dont act so smug, Members of Congress. We know there are some of you out there who, like former Sen. John Edwards, (allegedly) have a sex tape. And just like the sex scandal-plagued North Carolina Democrat, it will come back to haunt you.Fortunately, the nice folks over at the online magazine Slate have come up with helpful advice on how to go about destroying a sex tape.As Slate notes, Edwards former mistress and baby mama, Rielle Hunter, allegedly tried to destroy the naughty video by pulling the tape out of the cassette. That didnt work former Edwards aide Andrew Young reveals in his new book, The Politician, that he and his wife were able to restore the video and watch it.So how do you actually destroy a sex tape for good? Slate advises burning it, crushing it or shredding it.Submit your hot tips, juicy gossip or comments here.Cant get enough HOH? Get a midday dose of fun and gossip with HOHs One-Minute Recess, delivered to your inbox daily. Sign up here because everyone deserves more recess.
Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand, D-N.Y., speaks with reporters following a vote in the Senate. Gillibrand’s proposal to remove military commanders from the process of reviewing sexual-assault cases was left out of the bicameral deal on the defense authorization bill, but the senator is pushing for a vote on her plan soon.
Each year since 1990, CQ Roll Call has reviewed the financial disclosures of all 541 senators, representatives and delegates to determine the 50 richest members of Congress. This year's report, derived from forms covering the calendar year 2012, shows it took a net worth of $6.67 million to crack the exclusive club.