House Minority Leader John Boehner dogged by affair scandal rumors

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John Boehner mistress scandal

Although you won't be reading about it in the mainstream media this morning, House Minority Leader John Boehner (pronounced "Bay-nerr" or "Boe-nerr" if you're twelve) is dodging questions about an alleged affair with a lobbyist. The married Ohio Republican ignored a question from a blogger about a possible sexcapade with Lisbeth Lyons, the VP of Government Affairs for the Printing Industries of America.

Lisbeth Lyons

Boehner would likely lead the House of Representatives if (and when) the GOP sweeps the November elections, so it's not entirely surprising that rumors indicate the New York Times. You may recall that the Times ran with similar vague allegations two years ago without evidence when McCain looked like he had an even remote possibility of winning the Presidential election. 

A quick Google News search brought up no major media hits for this story as late as the wee hours of this morning, although we heard about it all the way back on Friday.

I can't stand to listen to this guy talk, even in a one-minute YouTube video, but here you go: