Sen. John Ensign, R-NV, is making his first public comments since admitting his affair. Ensign told the Associated Press that former President Bill Clinton's affair was worse because Clinton committed perjury. But Ensign had called for Clinton's resignation prior to perjury charges.

Rachel Maddow talks about his comments with Las Vegas Sun columnist Jon Ralston.

This video is from MSNBC's The Rachel Maddow Show, broadcast Aug. 19, 2009.

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