Two Florida state senators admit having extramarital affair

Call it bipartisan love.

Two Florida state senators admitted they were having an affair after a website claimed to have exposed their relationship.

Sens. Anitere Flores (R-Miami) and Oscar Braynon (D-Miami Gardens), both of whom are married, confessed they cheated on their spouses before the legislative session began Tuesday.

“We do not want gossip and rumors to distract from the important business of the people,” the senators said in a joint statement to the Sun-Sentinel.

“That's why we are issuing this brief statement to acknowledge that our longtime friendship evolved to a level that we deeply regret,” the statement continued. “We have sought the forgiveness of our families, and also seek the forgiveness of our constituents and God.”

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The website floresbraynonaffair.com emerged early Tuesday with videos claiming to show Flores entering Braynon’s apartment at The Tennyson complex, which is close to the Capitol in Tallahassee.

Another video shows Flores leaving the apartment the next morning with clothes on a hanger.

The videos were recorded last April, and the website stated: “Flores also appeared to have a key to Braynon's unit, and was able to unlock and secure his unit.”

Braynon told Politico in October he found a camera in The Tennyson he believed was placed by a private investigator hired by Sen. Frank Artiles, a Miami Republican who resigned from the Senate after making racial comments to two colleagues.

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