Watergate scandal

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Noun1.Watergate scandal - a political scandal involving abuse of power and bribery and obstruction of justiceWatergate scandal - a political scandal involving abuse of power and bribery and obstruction of justice; led to the resignation of Richard Nixon in 1974
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As the Nixon scandal unfolded, a few prominent Republicans stepped forward to take on the president.
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It was one of those smiley little stories that made it around the world - I even spotted it in The Washington Post (the newspaper that broke the Nixon scandal, Watergate: yesterday breaking water, today breaking wind, that's life).