Surprising politicians who made a splash

Published On: Oct 25 2011 09:06:06 AM PDT   Updated On: Feb 05 2014 07:19:26 AM PST

Former "American Idol" star and singer Clay Aiken (D) recently announced his candidacy for Congress. Take a look at political figures with the most unusual resumes.

Surprising politicians 4 - Fred Grandy
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Fred Grandy is perhaps best known as Gopher from The Love Boat, but he also served as a Republican congressman from Iowa from 1987 to 1995. He lost a bid for Iowa governor in 1994, but took a new job as CEO of Goodwill industries the following year.


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