Surviving a Scandal: Politicians Who Bounced Back

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

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Wilbur Mills

Wilbur Mills was caught drunk and in the company of a stripper, whose stage name was “Fanne Foxe,” while he was chairman of the U.S. House Ways and Means Committee in October 1974. The Arkansas Democrat went on to win re-election a month later.

Left: Mills (center), pictured with Fanne Foxe in 1974.