VIDEO: Late Night Hosts Have Field Day Over SC Gov. Sex Scandal

Jun. 25 2009, Published 3:38 p.m. ET

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Late night hosts are thanking Washington once again for providing another political scandal for their material.

South Carolina Governor Mark Sanford admitted during a news conference Wednesday afternoon to having an extra marital affair in Argentina while missing an action for over a week. The bizarre details of the admission provided enough fodder to fuel laughs during Wednesday night’s monologues.

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David Letterman, Conan O’Brien, Craig Ferguson, Jimmy Fallon and Jimmy Kimmel jumped on the bandwagon to have fun at the expense of Washington. Besides the jokes, the comedians also expressed their own political views and some even shared similar punchlines.  Most even joked about their own state governor which included jabs at California Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger.

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