Surviving a Scandal: Politicians Who Bounced Back

By Michael Tackett And Emma Fidel - 2013-07-08T20:57:46Z

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Bill Clinton

Does “Monicagate” ring a bell? President Bill Clinton was the second American president to be impeached after he lied about his now-infamous “sexual relations” with White House intern Monica Lewinsky in 1998. Now an honored world statesman, Clinton holds a personal-best favorability rating of about 66 percent and is a top moneymaker for the Democratic Party.

Left: Lewinsky meets Clinton at a White House function.