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Spectacular political meltdowns

Published On: Oct 24 2011 10:50:20 AM EDT   Updated On: Apr 28 2014 11:17:24 AM EDT

New York Rep. Michael Grimm has been indicted on 20 charges related to tax fraud. Take a look at other political meltdowns, scandals and foot-in-mouth moments.

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On April 28, New York Rep. Michael Grimm was arrested after being indicted on 20 counts of tax fraud charges related to his Healthalicious restaurant. He also made national headlines in January when he threatened a TV reporter on camera who attempted to ask him about the long-running federal investigation, telling Michael Scotto he would throw him off a balcony.

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