Biggest political comebacks

Published On: Mar 21 2013 08:05:08 AM PDT   Updated On: Jul 16 2013 11:23:53 AM PDT

With former New York Gov. Eliot Spitzer making a bid to become the comptroller of New York City, take a look at his and other big political comebacks.

Political comebacks - Mark Sanford
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Mark Sanford. After his whereabouts were unknown for several days, Sanford admitted in a tearful news conference that he had affair with a woman from Argentina. He resigned as chairman of the Republican Governors Association and he and his wife eventually divorced. In May 2013, Sanford won a special election to fill a vacant House seat that he once occupied.


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