No doubt, he will be censured, continue to serve, and simply not run in the Democrat primary in 2012. Another Dem will win the seat.
Been there before.
I did not [insert inappropriate sexual behavior here, such as, "send a lewd photo of myself to" or "have sexual relations with"] THAT woman.
The expected reply from the masses is that the behavior was none of our business and had nothing to do with the politician's job. To me, though, these actions (and the attending lies) are insights into the characters of the offenders--and character matters should matter.