Spectacular political meltdowns

Published On: Oct 24 2011 07:50:20 AM PDT   Updated On: Apr 28 2014 08:17:24 AM PDT

New York Rep. Michael Grimm has been indicted on 20 charges related to tax fraud. Take a look at other political meltdowns, scandals and foot-in-mouth moments.

Jan Brewer 2010
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Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer, famous for her state's anti-immigration measures, suffered what Newsweek called a "brain freeze" during a debate with Democratic opponent state Attorney General Terry Goddard in September 2010. She "offered only vague, nonsensical statements as she giggled and tried to recall her train of thought," the magazine said.

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