It happened to former Majority Leader Dean Johnson who was caught on tape saying things he later regretted about supposed conversations he had with Minnesota Supreme Court justices.
Well, Secretary of State Mark Ritchie during a television interview said the Coleman campaign was "willing to win [the election recount] at any price." Later, when asked at a press conference about his comment, he said he never said that. Unfortunately for him, both of his comments are on tape. Captured, of course, by the Republican Party. It's now on You Tube.
You can go here to see it.