It ain't over 'till it's over: Political comebacks from recent history
Seth Wenig, AP
With Anthony Weiner officially announcing his run for New York City mayor, one has to wonder if the man can overcome his 2011 scandal when as a House representative he resigned after photos and information were released detailing his extramarital affairs.
But while a Weiner comeback has been doubted in some circles, he certainly wouldnt be the first American politician to come roaring back from a scandal. Heres a look back at some of the biggest political comebacks from recent history.
Freeman Stevenson is a Snow College grad and is the DeseretNews.com opinion intern. Reach me at fstevenson@deseretdigital or @freemandesnews
- Jay Evensen: Legislature's pornography...
- Ralph Hancock: The anti-establishment delusion
- Barack Obama: Religious freedom keeps us strong
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- In our opinion: Internet sales tax should...
- Jonathan Johnson: The truth about sales tax...
- My view: Mayor Biskupski deserves to build...
- Letter: Animals in public places
- In our opinion: National security and... 74
- Is it time for our first woman president? 55
- Robert J. Samuelson: The false charms... 54
- Jay Evensen: Legislature's pornography... 30
- Barack Obama: Religious freedom keeps... 28
- Ralph Hancock: The anti-establishment... 19
- Letter: Hillary and FOIA 18
- Letter: Coal and job creation 18