Surprising politicians who made a splash

Published On: Oct 25 2011 09:06:06 AM PDT   Updated On: Oct 11 2016 04:00:00 AM PDT

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

Kinky Friedman
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Country singer and humorist Kinky Friedman tried to make it 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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