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Celebrity Politicians

March 20, 2018 GMT

Should Cynthia Nixon be successful in her challenge of New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo, she would join a long list of celebrities who ran successfully for public office. They include:

Sonny Bono (U.S. representative)

Clint Eastwood (mayor)

Al Franken (U.S. senator)

Fred Grandy (U.S. representative)

Ronald Reagan (governor, president)

Arnold Schwarzenegger (governor)

Fred Thompson (U.S. senator)