ESQUIRE: The Best-Dressed Candidates on the Campaign Trail.


Back in 2003, California Representative Linda Sanchez decried the fact that voters drew so much attention to what the female candidates were wearing, telling the Los Angeles Times that many of her male counterparts in Washington wore “awful suits” and “look like they combed their hair with a fork and nobody says anything about their appearance.” For the most part, she’s right, but not entirely: Across the country, as men fight for seats in Congress and for other posts in our fine government, some among them (like New Mexico’s Martin Heinrich, above) have actually exhibited some level of personal style beyond a dark suit and red or blue tie. Read more at Esquire.

Source: Esquire

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