December 30, 2014 11:29 AM EST

A member of the House Republican leadership is facing controversy over having addressed a conference of white supremacists in 2002. But Rep. Steve Scalise, the House Majority Whip, is not the first congressional leader to face a scandal. Here’s a look at six lawmakers who ended up resigning over scandals.

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