01/29/2009 05:12 am ET Updated May 25, 2011

The Top 10 Political Upsets Of 2008

Every election cycle has its share of upset winners, the candidates who pulled off long-shot victories that surprised the pundits, the political professionals and sometimes even themselves.

This year was no different -- and was perhaps even a little more eventful because of the dramatic presidential nomination battles in both parties.

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