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Various this-gates and that-gates since Watergate
- Abu-Gate is the term occasionally found identifying the allegations of acts of brutality, abuse, and torture at Abu Ghraib Enemy Prisoner of War camp in Iraq.
- Billygate is associated with when the government of Libya was trying to influence U.S. policy through President Jimmy Carter's brother Billy Carter. 
- Compassiongate is the term utilized by the Compassiongate web site in an attempt to explain the Compassionate Conservatism, i.e. the Compassionate Conservatism of the Bush administration: "the dearth (but not lack) of a conscience."
- CondiGate is the term used to describe Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice’s (1) testimony given April 8, 2004, before the 9/11 Commission, and (2) "reported directive to her staff to keep mum" on John R. Bolton’s nomination as ambassador to the United Nations in April 2005. 
- Gannongate is the term being applied to fake news reporter James Guckert, alias "Jeff Gannon", who worked for fake news agency Talon News, with "daily passes" somehow obtained from the Secret Service and FBI which allowed Guckert/Gannon access to White House press briefings and to parse questions to President Bush.
- Intimigate is the term coined by David Sirota of the Center for American Progress to describe "the well established pattern ... that the Bush Administration has summarily fired, intimidated and defamed anyone who has had the courage to tell the truth about Iraq."
- Irangate was the Reagan administration's Iran-Contra scandal. 
- Koreagate 
- Memogate is the term used to describe allegations of Republican operatives hacking into the computer systems of Democratic members of Congress.
- Rathergate: Sumner M. Redstone, George W. Bush & CBS.
- Rovegate and Treasongate both refer to Karl Rove's outing of Valerie Plame as a covert CIA operative.
- Scoregate is the term used regarding the "controversy over Medicare scoring ... Richard Foster, Medicare's top actuary ... recently made headlines by suggesting that the White House may have been involved in keeping his estimates of the new Medicare law under wraps." It is also known as Medigate.  
- SnoopGate, so-named December 19, 2005, by Jonathan Alter, regarding George W. Bush's domestic spying.
- Travelgate involved the White House travel office during the first Clinton administration. 
- Whitewatergate was the Republican "fact-finding" adventure regarding the alleged Clinton-related White Water investment scandal.