The events snuffed out Koch’s fast legislative rise and leveled a chief aide who had helped lead the Senate’s Republican caucus and served as deputy chair of the state party.

Have you even heard of Katherine Bryson, a Utah state representative, who in 2004 was caught canoodling on a webcam her husband had set up to catch a thief?

Can you remember the late Helen Chenoweth-Hage, Idaho’s first Republican congresswoman, a holier-than-thou Clinton critic who admitted to a six-year affair with a married rancher when she worked for his consulting firm?

Unfortunately, among the crimes committed by babysitters, sex crimes outnumber physical assaults two to one.

Male babysitters comprised about 77% of the sex-offending babysitters, while female babysitters comprised about 64% of the physical assaulters.

But what’s more noteworthy is that news reports outside of Minnesota are even more scarce. Does she not deserve some semblance of public scorn? But there’s no such thing as a local story any more.

A woman of power rolling in the deep with a staffer? Consenting adults should be allowed to do whatever they want as long as its legal. In this 24-hour, attention-deficit, fill-thine-airwaves-with-linkbait news cycle, how has Koch escaped the purview of we American perverts who routinely get off on the tawdry tales of others?Once there, Brodkorb was shocked to see Secretary of the Senate Cal Ludeman walk in and tell him he was out of a job and barred from Senate offices.The fresh account provides new details on what could be the most tumultuous 72 hours in state Senate history.If you don't have a webcam on your computer, you can still record audio-only messages by first installing the Google Video Chat plugin. But what if there was a tailor-made sex scandal involving the first female Majority Leader in Minnesota Senate history? Stunning family values hypocrisy and a first-of-her-kind powerful woman engaging in extracurricular activities with a subordinate isn’t enough to warrant Amy Koch national attention. Maybe we’re just not interested in women who play around because the details aren’t juicy enough. Maybe the women are just better at not getting caught with incontrovertible evidence (see: Haley, Nikki).