Another woman has come forward with accusations against Republican presidential candidate Herman Cain, claiming the two had a 13-year affair that ended shortly before his bid for the White House.
Tuesday, Cain achknowledged the "firestorm" that several claims of sexual misconduct have caused.
He told aides he's reassessing whether the accusations "create too much of a cloud" for his campaign to continue.
Cain then canceled a dinner scheduled for Sunday in New York with several big media names.
He once again found himself on the defensive, this time from a Georgia woman who said she was involved in a long-term affair with him.
"This was not something that I wanted to hurt anyone. Not a fun thing," Ginger White said.
White said she's coming forward now after the affair to support other women who have accused Cain of sexual harassment.
"I couldn't imagine anyone coming out and lying about this. Who would want this? It's really not been fun," White told reporters.
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Cain denies having a sexual relationship with White.
"I acknowledge that I've known her for about that period of time. But the accusation that I had a 13-year affair with her, 'no,'" Cain said during an interview with CNN's Wolf Blitzer.
"There was no sex?" Blitzer asked.
"No. None," Cain replied.
Cain, who is sliding in the polls, is again side tracked and forced to talk off message.
The 'Anti-Romney' Candidate
Meanwhile, Newt Gingrich continues to surge in GOP polls. Fresh off a big new endorsement by the largest newspaper in the state of New Hampshire, Gingrich is beginning to take aim at Mitt Romney.
"I don't claim to be the perfect candidate. I just claim to be a lot more conservative than Mitt Romney and a lot more electable than anybody else," the former House Speaker said.
"Newt Gingich really isn't running against Mitt Romney right now. He's running to be the anti-Mitt Romney, and problem is there have been a lot of non-Romney's," Daily Caller columnist Matt Lewis told CBN News' Newswatch.
"Michelle Bachman was a front runner. Rick Perry was a front runner. What Gingrich is hoping to do is cement his status as the conservative alternative," he said.
The Democrats seem to think Romney is the man to beat in 2012. They are running a new television commercial in five battle ground states, focusing on Romney's flip-flops in policy.
"From the creator of 'I'm Running for Office for Pete's Sake' comes the story of two men trapped in one body -- Mitt versus Mitt!," a video clip of the commercial says.
For the most part, Romney has avoided criticizing his opponents and focused instead on President Obama.
But with Gingrich taking direct aim at him, Romney may now have to fire back.