Spectacular political meltdowns

Published On: Oct 24 2011 07:51:46 AM PDT   Updated On: Oct 31 2014 04:13:13 PM PDT

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.

Senator Saxby Chambliss R Georgia
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Several politicians announced their changed positions to support same-sex marriage in the weeks leading up to two cases on the subject going before the Supreme Court. There were plenty of others who remained opposed to same-sex marriage, but it was the way Sen. Saxby Chambliss put his opposition that raised eyebrows: "I'm not gay, so I'm not going to marry one."


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