The rise and fall of David Petraeus seems stark at the moment, but public figures have a way to bounce back from scandal. Here’s a look at a few once-disgraced politicians — and what they are doing now.
David H. Petraeus The CIA director quit Nov. 9 after acknowledging an affair with Paula Broadwell, a former Army officer and the author of a book about him. Petraeus, a former four-star general once mentioned as a potential presidential candidate or Princeton University chief, expressed regret to his country and family for his mistake. (At left, Petraeus and Broadwell in 2011.) ISAF via Reuters Buy Photo