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Michaele Salahi, Tareq Salahi, Arnold Schwarzenegger, Bill Clinton

Gerald Herbert/AP Photo; Marc Piasecki; NBC

You don't have to be a senator or a state representative to know that there's plenty of scandal when it comes to the world of politics!

Whether it's a governor guarding a secret affair (we're talking to you, Arnold!) or reality TV stars sneaking into the White House (sly Salahis!), we can't get enough of these controversial characters.

So in honor of this year's scandal-free (so far) presidential election, let's check out some of the most scandalous calamities, cover-ups and catastrophes of the political variety.