October 31, 2012
Mitt Romney's perfectly groomed hair has been garnering attention since before the last presidential election.
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A case history of hair in recent American politics would include the story of Bill Clinton’s $200 haircut in Air Force One at Los Angeles International Airport.
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John Edwards may never live down his politically ill-advised $400 wash and trim.
Hillary Clinton told a Yale audience in 2001, only half-joking. “Pay attention to your hair, because everyone else will."
Texas Governor Rick Perry is clearly the man to beat, the Jabba the Hutt of Great Hair.
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Newt Gingrich may be more known for his oddball retro do.
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The Obama-no-fro has been graying from Day One, as is to be expected.
Veep Joseph Biden’s hair transplant from hell is beneath contempt. He wanted to be president once, and saw that a bald man hasn’t been elected to the White House since Dwight D. Eisenhower in 1956.
Memo to senatorial wannabe Elizabeth Warren: “Little House on the Prairie’’ went off the air in 1982.
Senator Scott Brown has a terrific mane of sandy brown hair.
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Former Massachusetts governor William Weld's carrot top is still ablaze.
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Former governor Paul Cellucci has always been superbly endowed, hair-wise.
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Former gubernatorial candidate Charlie Baker has also consistently had a head of finely groomed hair.