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Election 2012: 12 Celebrities Who Went Into Politics (GALLERY)

Back in 2008, during Barack Obama‘s meteoric rise from obscure Illinois Senator to the presidency, rival John McCain‘s camp criticized him for seeming too much like a celebrity. The complaint made little sense. After all, Americans — and especially Republican voters — love voting celebrities into public office.

It all started with a…

By: Gary Susman / October 24, 2012