10 big political upsets

Published On: Oct 24 2011 10:46:05 AM PDT   Updated On: Oct 04 2016 06:00:03 AM PDT

Take a look at 10 surprising political upsets in recent history, according to Newsweek.

George W. Bush
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More recently, in 1994, former President George W. Bush pulled off a big upset to become Texas governor. He beat Ann Richards, who had been considered an up-and-coming leader of the Democratic Party.


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