Major incidents of corruption in government that occurred while Warren Harding was president in the early 1920s. The most notable, called the Teapot Dome scandal, involved the lease of federally owned oil reserve lands to private interests, in return for bribes. Several high officials, including the secretary of the interior, were ultimately convicted for their part in the affair. Although not personally implicated in the wrongdoing, Harding had clearly made a bad choice of associates and was shaken by the scandals.
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Cocaine busts, tax cheats, and bribe-taking, born-again Christians: Welcome to the political scandals of 2014.
His constant worship of his wife stands in stark contrast to scandals of the domestic nature in other sports.
"Both have their own strengths and weaknesses," Harding wrote.Jameis Winston Cleared of Rape Like Every Other College Sports Star|Robert Silverman|December 22, 2014|DAILY BEAST
A unique report on the ultra-conservative Bob Jones University points to the theological roots of sexual abuse and scandals.
Scandals were what took Abe down the first time he was in office in 2007.
And they shall go in thither, and shall take away all the scandals, and all the abominations thereof from thence.The Bible, Douay-Rheims Version|Various
Other stories also, not personally within her ken; the famous scandals of the time, much discussed throughout American society.Marriage la mode|Mrs. Humphry Ward
And it was at this season that the fjord near-by which the kings most oft abode gat its name of Harding.
“That is a fast boat, and we can never catch her in plain sailing,” said Allan Harding.The Rival Campers|Ruel Perley Smith
Is there not, beneath it all, one of those scandals that I know are being circulated in Paris against me?The Nabob|Alphonse Daudet