There are a range of US political figures from different parties, like the Democrats or Republicans, and from all areas across the country. Politics can be a dangerous topic to talk about, but everyone still has an opinion and some people will share their views regardless of the audience or people they are talking to.
There have also be a few pretty divisive political figures throughout American history as well. While America as a whole tends to be divided when it comes to politics and who they like and don’t like as political figures, there are a few stand outs that are quite popular with the majority of the country. It is important to note that there will always be the naysayers no matter what.
However, make sure you have a read on below at some of the most popular US political figures, from both the past as well as the present:
If you are going to have a list of the most popular US political figures, you really cannot leave off Barack Obama. He provided the country with great change in a time when they so desperately needed it. Barack Obama was the 44th President of the United States and he represented in Democratic Party. He was also the first African American President.
Many know Arnold Schwarzenegger from The Terminator movies, but he turn from movie star to politician when he ran and became the Governor of California. Arnold Schwarzenegger was the 38th Governor of California, and he served is time in office from 2003 to 2011. He is one of the most highly recognized members of the Republican Party, probably more due to his stint as an actor then anything else.
He was sworn in as the 42nd President of the United States and he served in office from 1993 to 2001. Bill Clinton was back in the news again a few years ago when former First Lady, his wife Hillary Clinton, also ran for President, eventually losing to current President of the United States, Donald Trump. Bill Clinton attended Yale Law School and was a member of the Democratic Party.
He is another popular US political figure that made it all the way to the White House. Jimmy Carter became the 39th President of the United States in 1977, and his term finished in 1981. He was a member of the Democratic Party and was previously a senator for Georgia State until 1967, from 1971 until 1975 he was the governor of Georgia.
Bernie Sanders is currently a United States Senator and he was running to take the Democratic Party’s seat in the next election, but has recently dropped out, with Joe Biden, the former Vice President of the United States, running as the Democratic candidate. Bernie Sanders has even written a few books in his time and attended the University of Chicago.
The former Vice President of the United States, under the leadership of Barack Obama, Joe Biden is currently the favourite choice of the Democratic Party in America’s upcoming election. He was also a senator, representing Delaware from 1973 to 2009. Joe Biden was educated at the University of Delaware and has four children.
George W. Bush
Many people tend to love him or hate him, but he was quite a well known President of the United States and he became quite popular over the years. George W. Bush was the 43rd President and served from 2001 until 2009. He was also the 46th governor of Texas for five years before moving into the White House in 2001.