Politicians Appearing on ‘Saturday Night Live’

Real-life politicians have a long history of appearing on "Saturday Night Live." Often alongside their impersonators. Click through for highlights of political appearances on "SNL."

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Tina Fey, Rudy Giuliani and Jimmy Fallon during "Weekend Update" on December 15, 2001.
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Darrell Hammond, left, and Donald Trump during the monologue on April 3, 2004.
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Kate McKinnon as Hillary Clinton and Hillary Clinton as Val during the "Bar Talk" sketch on October 3, 2015.
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Tina Fey as Governor Sarah Palin and Senator John McCain during the 'QVC' skit on November 01, 2008.
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Jesse Jackson and Billy Crystal as Sammy Davis Jr. during an "Advice" skit on October 20, 1984.
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Seth Meyers, Amy Poehler and Governor Sarah Palin during the 'Weekend Update' skit on October 18, 2008.
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House Speaker Newt Gingrich of Georgia, left, poses with "SNL" actor Chris Farley, who impersonates Gingrich, on Capitol Hill in this April 4, 1995 photo.
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Al Gore during a "Parallel Earth" skit on May 13, 2006.
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Tina Fey, Rudy Giuliani and Jimmy Fallon during "Weekend Update" on December 15, 2001.
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Mayor Ed Koch during the 'Mayor Koch's Neighborhood' skit on May 12, 1984.
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Governor Mike Huckabee appeared on "Weekend Update" with Seth Meyers. Huckabee explained why he had yet to concede. When it's time for him to go, he said, he'll know and exit with class and grace. Huckabee then refused to leave the "Update" desk.
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Amy Poehler as Charlie Bucket and Al Gore as Glenn Wonka during the "Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory" skit on December 14, 2002.
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