Famous Politicians You'd Want to Have a Beer With

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List Criteria: Vote up the famous politicians (and political candidates) you’d love to hang out and drink a few beers with if ever given the chance - living people only.

Which likable politicians would be fun to have a few drinks with? Many politicians market themselves as regular folks you'd want to sit down for a beer with. George W. Bush, for one, is thought to have won the 2004 election because of his "regular guy" appeal. An August, 2004 Zogy/Williams Identity Poll found that 57.3% of undecided voters would rather have had a beer with Bush over his opponent John Kerry - despite the fact that Bush didn't actually drink. This was around the time Kerry was doing well in polls, and it might have caused a resurgence in Bush's popularity.

But when it comes right down to it, who are the politicians you like who you'd *actually* want to hang out with over a few oat sodas, as opposed to the ones who just want to make you think that because it might get you to pick them? Maybe you'd like to talk P90X with Paul Ryan, or get a front row seat for all manner of Joe Biden shenanigans?

In the spirit of Ranker's lists of both famous men and famous women you'd want to grab a beer with, here's a list of current political figures who'd probably be fun to knock back a few adult beverages with. Vote up the ones who you think you'd have a good time with, vote down the ones who'd bore you to death, or even worse, try to convince you to vote for them!
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    Honolulu, Hawaii, United States of America Barack Hussein Obama II (/bəˈrɑːk huːˈseɪn oʊˈbɑːmə/; born August 4, 1961) is the 44th and current President of the United States. He is the first African American to hold the office. Obama served as

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    Green Tree, Pennsylvania, United States of America Ronald Ernest "Ron" Paul is an American physician, author, and former Republican congressman, two-time Republican presidential candidate, and the presidential nominee of the Libertarian

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    Scranton, Pennsylvania, USA Joseph Robinette "Joe" Biden, Jr. is the 47th and current Vice President of the United States, jointly elected twice with President Barack Obama and in office since 2009. A member of the

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    New York City, New York, United States of America Donald John Trump Sr. is an American business magnate, investor, television personality and author. He is the chairman and president of The Trump Organization and the founder of Trump Entertainment

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    Hope, Arkansas, USA William Jefferson "Bill" Clinton is an American politician who served as the 42nd President of the United States from 1993 to 2001. Previously, he served as Governor of Arkansas from 1979 to

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    New York City, New York, United States of America Bernard "Bernie" Sanders is an American politician and the junior United States Senator from Vermont. Before serving in the Senate, he represented Vermont's at-large congressional district

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    New Haven, Connecticut, United States of America George Walker Bush is an American politician and businessman who served as the 43rd President of the United States from 2001 to 2009, and the 46th Governor of Texas from 1995 to 2000. The eldest son

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    Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States of America Randal Howard "Rand" Paul is an American physician and politician from Kentucky. In office since 2011, Paul currently serves in the United States Senate as a member of the Republican Party.

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    Milton, Massachusetts, United States of America George Herbert Walker Bush is a retired American politician who served as the 41st President of the United States from 1989 to 1993. A Republican, he had previously served as the 43rd Vice President

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    Washington, D.C., United States of America Albert Arnold Gore, Jr., is an American environmental activist, author, businessperson, former politician and former journalist. He served as the forty-fifth Vice President of the United States from

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    Plains, Georgia, USA James Earl "Jimmy" Carter, Jr. is an American politician, author, and member of the Democratic Party who served as the 39th President of the United States from 1977 to 1981. He was awarded

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    Saint Petersburg, Russia Vladimir Vladimirovich Putin has been the President of Russia since 7 May 2012. Putin previously served as President from 2000 to 2008, and as Prime Minister of Russia from 1999 to 2000 and again from

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    Canada, Ontario, Ottawa Valley Justin Pierre James Trudeau MP is a Canadian politician and the leader of the Liberal Party of Canada. Trudeau is the eldest son of Pierre Trudeau, long-serving Prime Minister, and Margaret Trudeau.

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    Coco Solo John Sidney McCain III is the senior United States Senator from Arizona. He was the Republican presidential nominee in the 2008 United States presidential election. McCain followed his father and

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    Herne, United Kingdom Nigel Paul Farage is a British politician and leader of the UK Independence Party since 2010, a position he also held from September 2006 to November 2009. Since 1999 he has been a Member of the

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    Texarkana, Texas, United States of America Ross Perot was a popular third-party candidate in the 1992 and 1996 presidential elections. 

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    New York City, Area code 917, Contiguous United States Alan Stuart "Al" Franken is an American politician and entertainer who is currently the junior United States Senator from Minnesota. Franken became well-known in the 1970s and 1980s as a

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    Newark, New Jersey, United States of America Christopher James "Chris" Christie is an American politician and member of the Republican Party who has served as the 55th Governor of New Jersey since January 2010. Born in Newark in 1962,

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    Chicago, Illinois, United States of America Hillary Diane Rodham Clinton is an American attorney, politician and member of the Democratic Party. As the wife of the 42nd President of the United States, Bill Clinton, she was First Lady of the

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    London, England David Cameron is a Conservative politician and sitting Prime Minister of the United Kingdom.

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    Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA James George Janos, better known by his stage name, Jesse Ventura, is an American former professional wrestler, color commentator, actor, author, TV host, podcaster, naval veteran, conspiracy

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    East Flatbush, New York City, New York Rudy Giuliani is a Republican politician, best known for serving as the mayor of New York City during the September 11 attacks.

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    Winsted, Connecticut, USA Ralph Nader is an American political activist of Lebanese origin, as well as an author, lecturer, and attorney. Areas of particular concern to Nader include consumer protection, humanitarianism,

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    Hope, Arkansas, United States of America Michael Dale "Mike" Huckabee is an American politician who served as the 44th Governor of Arkansas. He was a candidate in the 2008 United States Republican presidential primaries, winning

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    Sandpoint, Idaho, United States of America Sarah Louise Palin is an American politician, commentator, and author who served as the ninth Governor of Alaska, from 2006 to her resignation in 2009. As the Republican Party nominee for Vice

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    La Plata, Argentina Cristina Elisabet Fernández de Kirchner, known as Cristina Kirchner and often referred to by her initials CFK, is the current President of Argentina and widow of former president Néstor

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    Miami, Florida, USA Marco Antonio Rubio is the junior United States Senator from Florida, serving since January 2011. A member of the Republican Party, he previously served as Speaker of the Florida House of

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    Detroit, Michigan, USA Willard Mitt Romney is an American politician and businessman who was the Republican Party's nominee for President of the United States in the 2012 election. Before his presidential bid, he served as

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    Irvine, United Kingdom Scottish National Party

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    Vadnagar, India Narendra Damodardas Modi is the 15th and current Prime Minister of India, in office since 26 May 2014. Modi, a leader of the Bharatiya Janata Party, was the Chief Minister of Gujarat from 2001 to 2014

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    Smíchov, Czech Republic Madeleine Jana Korbel Albright is a Czechoslovakian-born American politician and diplomat. She is the first woman to have become the United States Secretary of State. She was nominated by U.S.

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    Montevideo, Uruguay José Alberto "Pepe" Mujica Cordano is a Uruguayan politician who was President of Uruguay between 2010 and 2015. A former urban guerrilla fighter with the Tupamaros, he was imprisoned

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    Birkenhead, United Kingdom Glenda May Jackson, CBE is a British Labour Party politician and former actress. She first became a Member of Parliament in 1992, and represented Hampstead and Kilburn until 2015. As a professional

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    Janesville, Wisconsin, United States of America Paul Davis Ryan is an American politician and member of the Republican Party who has served as the United States Representative for Wisconsin's 1st congressional district since 1999 and as Chairman of

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    Baton Rouge, Louisiana, USA Piyush "Bobby" Jindal is an American politician who is the 55th and current Governor of Louisiana and the Vice Chairman of the Republican Governors Association. Jindal was born in Baton

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    Cleveland, Ohio, USA Dennis John Kucinich is a former U.S. Representative from Ohio, serving from 1997 to 2013. He was also a candidate for the Democratic nomination for President of the United States in the 2004 and 2008

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    Paint Creek, Texas, United States of America James Richard "Rick" Perry is an American Republican politician who served as the 47th Governor of Texas from 2000 to 2015. A Republican, he was elected Lieutenant Governor of Texas in 1998

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    Minot, North Dakota, United States of America Gary Johnson is a Libertarian politician who served as the Republican Governor of New Mexico. He was the LP's nominee in 2012, and is again in 2016.

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    Ceylon, Minnesota, USA Walter Mondale was a Democratic politician serving as Vice President under Jimmy Carter.

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    St. Elizabeth's Medical Center Michael Rubens Bloomberg is an American business magnate, politician, and philanthropist. He served as the 108th Mayor of New York City, holding office for three consecutive terms beginning with his

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    Reading, Ohio, United States John Andrew Boehner is the 61st and current Speaker of the United States House of Representatives. A member of the Republican Party, he is the U.S. Representative from Ohio's 8th congressional

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    Aurora, Colorado, USA John Forbes Kerry is an American politician who is the 68th and current United States Secretary of State. He has served in the United States Senate, and was chairman of the Senate Foreign Relations

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    Akron, Ohio, United States of America John Wesley Dean III served as White House Counsel for United States President Richard Nixon from July 1970 until April 1973. In this position, he became deeply involved in events leading up to the

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    Bismarck, North Dakota, United States of America John Henry Hoeven III is the senior United States Senator from North Dakota. A member of the North Dakota Republican Party, he previously served as the 31st Governor of North Dakota from December 2000

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    Saint Joseph, Missouri, USA James Henry "Jim" Webb, Jr. is an American politician and author. He has served as a United States Senator from Virginia, Secretary of the Navy, Assistant Secretary of Defense, congressional

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    Memphis, Tennessee, USA Herman Cain is an American author, business executive, radio host, syndicated columnist, and Tea Party activist from Georgia. He was a candidate for the 2012 U.S. Republican Party presidential

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    Indianapolis, United States of America, United States James Danforth "Dan" Quayle, the 44th Vice President of the United States, served with President George H. W. Bush. He served as a U.S. Representative and U.S. Senator from the state of

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    Linlithgow, West Lothian, Eurasia Scottish National Party

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    Pablo Iglesias Turrión is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list Famous Politicians You'd Want to Have a Beer With

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    Pablo Iglesias Turrión Madrid

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    San Antonio, Texas, United States of America Julian Castro is an American politician who has been the United States Secretary of Housing and Urban Development since July 28, 2014. Previously Castro served three terms as the Mayor of San Antonio,

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