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Disgraced Politicians Try To Stage Their Second Acts

Thu, April 18, 2013 7:00pm

Story by Joel Rose

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Americans love a political comeback. And voters seem increasingly willing to overlook infidelity scandals — at least that's what former Congressman Anthony Weiner and former South Carolina Governor Mark Sanford are hoping as they set their sights on returning to public office. But former Governors Eliot Spitzer and Jim McGreevey are staying out of politics, at least so far.

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