Politicians with celebrities (47 images)

They saying goes that "politics is show business for ugly people," and actors and politicians do seem to have a lot in common, including a love of the spotlight. This photo collection shows celebrities mingling with U.S. politicians.
Updated: April 23, 2012 at 5:44 PM
47 of 47
Penn and Emanuel shake hands in Chicago
Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel (R) shakes hands with actor and activist Sean Penn as they visit students at Frederick Von Steuben Metropolitan Science Center as part of the 12th World Summit of Nobel Peace Laureates on April 23, 2012 in Chicago. Penn is being honored with the 2012 Peace Summit Award. UPI/Brian Kersey
| License Photo