Politicians aren't known for being the most interesting people. But, hey, they're people too. Here are 14 facts about politicians 

Pete Buttigieg

PETE BUTTIGIEG PLAYS THE DIDGERIDOO. OF TRAN The South Bend mayor turned United States Secretary of Transportation plays piano, guitar, and the instrument that was originated by Australian Aboriginal people but made mainstream by the white stoner in your dorm with dreads. CRACKED.COM

Source: CNN

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Robert Smalls

ROBERT SMALLS ESCAPED SLAVERY BY STEALING A CONFEDERATE SHIP AND BECAME A CONGRESSMAN Не was paid money for his heist, which he used to buy his former enslaver's house. Не served in the House of Representatives for South Carolina. CRACKED.COM

Source: PBS

Abraham Lincoln

MORE BOOKS HAVE BEEN WRITTEN ABOUT ABRAHAM LINCOLN THAN ANY OTHER PERSON, BESIDES JESUS CHRIST. Some 15,000 books have been written about the sixteenth President of the United States. CRACKED.COM

Source: NPR

Rand Paul

THE BEST MAN AT RAND PAUL'S WEDDING WAS HIS DAD. The Republican Senator from Kentucky chose his father, three-time Presidential candidate Ron Paul, as his best man. That had to have been a strange bachelor party. CRACKED.COM

Source: NPR

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