Biggest political comebacks

Published On: Mar 21 2013 10:05:08 AM CDT   Updated On: Jul 16 2013 01:23:53 PM CDT

With former New York Gov. Eliot Spitzer making a bid to become the comptroller of New York City, take a look at his and other big political comebacks.

Political comebacks - Romney
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Mitt Romney. In 1994, Romney challenged U.S. Sen. Edward Kennedy, the liberal lion who had served in the Senate since 1962, but lost. Romney later took over the 2002 Olympic Winter Games, before becoming Massachusetts governor in 2002 and the Republican presidential nominee in 2012.

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