Quote of the Day

"I deeply regret and am very sorry for my actions."Republican Senator John Ensign (NV), who "has acknowledged an extramarital affair with a campaign staffer in a statement released by his office."

Ensign has been "an ardent opponent of gay marriage" and supported "an amendment to the Constitution that would have defined marriage as a union between a man and a woman" saying it was necessary to protect "the institution of marriage."

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