Surprising politicians who made a splash

Published On: Oct 25 2011 09:06:06 AM PDT   Updated On: Oct 31 2014 03:31:52 PM PDT

Take a look at political figures with the most unusual resumes.

Surprising politicians 11 - Kinky Friedman
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Country singer and humorist Kinky Friedman tried to make it into into politics twice, running for Texas governor in 2006 and Justice of the Peace in his hometown of Kerrville, Texas in 1986. He lost both times. Friedman went on to sell his own cigars, including one called "The Governor."


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