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 - Nixon
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President Richard Nixon. In 1960, Nixon lost his campaign for president and then, two years later, his campaign for governor of California. But four years later, Nixon sought the Republican presidential nomination. He went on win the presidency in 1968, cementing one of the greatest comebacks in U.S. political history.


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