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Spectacular political meltdowns

Published On: Oct 24 2011 09:50:20 AM CDT   Updated On: Jan 24 2014 12:32:50 PM CST

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.

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On Nov. 20, U.S. Rep. Trey Radel agreed to take a leave of absence and donate his salary after pleading guilty to misdemeanor cocaine possession. Authorities said he bought a small amount of cocaine in a sting in the nation's capital last month.

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