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.

Wyclef Jean
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Singer Wyclef Jean grew up in the U.S., but was born in Haiti. He tried to mount a campaign for president of the earthquake-ravaged nation in 2010, but was disqualified from the ballot, presumably because he hadn't been a resident of the country for five consecutive years as required by Haiti's laws.


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