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.

Al Franken
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Former "Saturday Night Live" cast member and liberal radio personality Al Franken ran for U.S. Senate in Minnesota in 2008. After a lengthy recount, he was declared the winner against incumbent Norm Coleman, the same man Ventura once beat out for governor.


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