A look at high-profile politicians who are convicted and try to make comebacks

  • by: JENNIFER McDERMOTT , Associated Press
  • Updated: June 26, 2014 - 4:06 PM

PROVIDENCE, R.I. — Not all politicians convicted of crimes leave politics for good. This week, ex-Providence Mayor Buddy Cianci decided to run for mayor again, despite a corruption conviction and 4 1/2 years spent in prison. A look at high-profile politicians who wouldn't let a conviction stand in the way of a bid for public office:

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