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It ain't over 'till it's over: Political comebacks from recent history

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  • adamgbass West Hollywood, CA
    May 28, 2013 2:15 a.m.

    Deseret News, this is what you get for cutting your newsroom staff, and posting articles from interns. You have egg on your face:

    1. Mark Sanford never resigned from office. In fact, he survived an attempt at impeachment, and served out his entire term as Governor. He didn’t run for re-election, but that isn’t resigning from office,” as this article indicates.
    2. Eliot Spitzer was never the Mayor of New York, he was a member of the US House of Representatives.
    3. Senator David Vitter was a sitting US Senator (not “state senator” as indicated here) and never resigned from office in 2010, as this list indicates.

    These are amateur mistakes. Ridiculous really.

  • 4601 Salt Lake City, UT
    May 27, 2013 12:07 p.m.

    Mr. Wiener's candidacy was condemned by NY Democratic Gov. Cuomo for good reason. The disgraced congressman is combative, has a strange sense of morality, is far to the left of Stalin and does not represent what both sides of the isle hope to achieve in a political leader. Wiener would be bad for NYC, the Democratic party and any hope for civil political dialog in addressing today's problems. It is not a matter of "rehabilitation."