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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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Fiery New York Rep. Anthony Weiner resigned in June 2011 after tweeting a picture of his boxer-covered genitals to a young woman. The married congressman initially denied knowing whether the photo was of him, but ultimately admitted to and apologized for the incident.

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