Spectacular political meltdowns

POSTED: 7:50 AM Oct 24 2011   UPDATED: 12:38 PM Sep 04 2014

Former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell and his wife have been found guilty of federal corruption charges. Take a look at other political meltdowns, scandals and foot-in-mouth moments.

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Former Virginia governor Bob McDonnell and his wife, Maureen, were found guilty Thursday of federal corruption charges. The 14-count indictment, culminating a lengthy investigation of their relationship with a Virginia business executive, alleges fraud by a public official, false statements, and obstruction. Take a look at other political meltdowns, scandals and foot-in-mouth moments.

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