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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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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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