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.

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Hillary Clinton. Former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton's long-planned 2008 presidential bid became derailed when she finished third in the Iowa caucus behind then-Sen. Barack Obama and former Sen. John Edwards. Clinton went on to serve as Secretary of State in the Obama administration. In 2011, she was the most admired living woman for a record 16 years in a row, according to a Gallup poll.

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