Spectacular political meltdowns

Published On: Oct 24 2011 07:51:46 AM PDT   Updated On: Dec 30 2014 06:53:08 AM PST

Rep. Michael Grimm is stepping down after pleading guilty to tax evasion. Take a look back at the many meltdowns, scandals and foot-in-mouth moments of politicians through history.

Bill, Hillary Clinton
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Former President Bill Clinton told off a reporter during his wife's 2008 campaign for president after a question of racism came up. "This hurts the people of South Carolina," Clinton said, adding: "Shame on you."

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