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Spectacular political meltdowns

Published On: Oct 24 2011 07:50:20 AM PDT   Updated On: Jan 24 2014 10:32:50 AM PST

Former Virginia governor Bob McDonnell and his wife, Maureen, pleaded not guilty to federal corruption charges on Friday morning. Take a look at other political meltdowns, scandals and foot-in-mouth moments.

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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