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.

Jesse Ventura book
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Former wrestler Jesse Ventura made his first foray into politics in 1990 when he successfully ran for mayor of Brooklyn Park, Minnesota. He later ran for Minnesota governor on the Reform Party ticket, beating then St. Paul Mayor Norm Coleman and state Attorney General Hubert Humphrey III in 1998.


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