Anthony Weiner's political comeback race may have taken a detour with fresh sexting revelations. | Corbis Images

Politicians Who Bounced Back: Photos

They lied; they cheated; they apologized; they went away; and then they came back.

Published On 07/25/2013
8:00 AM EDT
Former Gov. Eliot Spitzer speaks to the media along a campaign stop in his race for New York City's comptroller. | Getty Images
South Carolina Gov. Mark Sanford hosts a news conference in the wake of revelations of an affair with an Argentinian woman. | Getty Images
Sen. David Vitter was reelected to office in 2010. | U.S. Senate
Former President Bill Global speaks at an event for the Clinton Global Initiative. | Corbis Images
Marion Barry still holds office in the District of Columbia to this day. | Corbis Images
Rep. Barney Frank announces his retirement from the U.S. House of Representatives in this photo. | Corbis Images
Sen. Ted Kennedy attends the inauguration of President Barack Obama in 2008. | Corbis Images
Then-vice presidential candidate Richard Nixon appears alongside Dwight D. Eisenhower at a campaign event. | Corbis Images
Fathering a child out of wedlock is a major scandal for any politician, let alone one running in the 19th century. | Library of Congress