Top Aides Leaving Ensign

By John Johnson,  Newser Staff
Posted Jul 23, 2009 8:19 PM CDT
Sen. John Ensign, R-Nev., talks with reporters in June.   (AP Photo/Lauren Victoria Burke)
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(Newser) – More trouble for John Ensign in Nevada. The Republican senator has lost two senior aides in as many days, reports the Las Vegas Sun. The developments follow Ensign's admission that he had an affair with a former staffer and that his wealthy parents then paid her $100,000. What's worse, the staff departures are fueling speculation that more embarrassing revelations are imminent, the Sun notes.