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Did John Ensign Use NRSC Funds As Hush Money For His Mistress?


The son of the couple at the center of the sex scandal that has engulfed Sen. John Ensign was being paid by National Republican Senatorial Committee in 2008 at the same time his mother was having an affair with the Nevada Republican.

Both Doug and Cynthia Hampton were already working in senior positions for Ensign when their son Brandon Hampton was hired to do ‘research policy consulting’ for the NRSC in March 2008.