Barack Obama and George W. Bush
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We are family: The degrees of political separation

Barack Obama and George W. Bush
Barack Obama’s distant cousins include current President George W. Bush and Vice President Dick Cheney. (Associated Press)
Hillary Clinton and Angelina Jolie
Hillary Clinton and Angelina Jolie are ninth cousins, twice removed. (Associated Press)
Barack Obama, Brad Pitt
Barack Obama and Brad Pitt are ninth cousins. (Associated Press)
John McCain and Laura Bush
John McCain is a sixth cousin of first lady Laura Bush. (Associated Press)
Hillary Clinton and Madonna
Hillary Clinton is a distant cousin of singer Madonna. (Bloomberg News / Getty Images)
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