This list of odd first jobs of politicians will surprise and entertain you. Find out what your favorite (or least favorite) senators, governors, and presidents used to do way, way, way back in the day to support themselves. These are the first jobs these politicians ever had, including Hillary Clinton, Barack Obama, and Rand Paul. Let's just say these odd jobs weren't on the resumes that got them all the way to Capitol Hill.
Which 2016 presidential candidate stayed out late after working the miniature golf course in high school? And which former president used to measure land for farmers at the rate of 40 cents an hour for 10 hours a day? Which other 2016 hopeful once built exotic bird cages?
These weird and surprising first jobs of politicians are ranked here and awaiting your votes. So many politicians had odd jobs before they took office, from food court mall jobs to lifeguard at the pool - what did your senator do back in the day?
It's hard to imagine Kentucky Senator and 2016 Presidential candidate Rand Paul working at a miniature golf course. But that was his first job in high school, which he said was "great because I got to stay out late since my parents didn't really know what time the mini golf closed."Source: The Washington PostOdd job?
Dick Durbin's first job came when he had to pay his own way through college. In East St. Louis, Durbin worked long hours in stock yards as a meat packer.Source: DickDurbin.comOdd job?
In 1966, Saxby Chambliss started paying for his education by being a baker. The Georgia Senator's deep Georgian roots go back to his days at a bakery in Athens, which helped him cover the cost of college.Source: Georgia TrendOdd job?
Before making the news, Georgia congressman Tom Price was delivering it. The Republican representative worked as a young man, even before high school, as a paperboy.Source: The HillOdd job?