Best Political Mustaches

Chicago mayoral candidate Jesus "Chuy" Garcia isn't the only politician sporting the 'stache.

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Facing a runoff against incumbent Mayor Rahm Emanuel, Jesus "Chuy" Garcia has said he has not been clean shaven since he was age 14 and a sophomore at St. Rita High School.
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Theodore Roosevelt's mustache is so infamous that it takes up 20 feet of space on Mount Rushmore.
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William Howard Taft's signature handlebar mustache accompanied his burly 6'2" appearance. His 'stache has been compared to the whiskers of walruses.
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Former U.S. president Chester Arthur's facial hair could be classified as a hybrid between a mustache and a beard.
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Jose Doroteo Arango Arambula, better known as Pancho Villa, was one of the most prominent Mexican Revolutionary generals.
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Attorney General Eric Holder's dark mustache is one of the few current 'staches existent in the U.S. government.
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22nd POTUS Grover Cleveland supposedly believed that the public would know something was wrong if anything happened to his trademark mustache due to a secret surgery on a yacht to get rid of a tumor.
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Jimmy McMillan, founder of the "Rent is Too Damn High Party," is known for sporting facial hair that's a cross between Chester Arthur and William Howard Taft.
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Henry Waxman, former U.S. Representative for California's 30th congressional district, was nicknamed the "Mustache of Justice" by The New Yorker.
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Civil rights activist Al Sharpton's mustache is noteworthy enough to be included in the book "Sweet 'Stache: 50 Badass Mustaches and the Faces who Sport Them."
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Reverend Jesse Jackson was born with a cleft lip, which is largely disguised by his now signature mustache.
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Obama and Clinton advisor David Axelrod shaved off his 40-year-old mustache on the TODAY show in 2012 to raise money for epilepsy research.
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During his time in office, former Illinois senator Roland Burris was the only senator rocking the 'stache.
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Former U.N. ambasador John Bolton knows his mustache is awesome.
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I had a dream — of having one of the great mustaches in history? Arguably the most notable civil rights leader, Martin Luther King Jr. was named one of the most influential Mustached Americans in history by the American Mustache Institute.
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