Pictures Of HuffPost Readers With Famous Politicians 03/18/2010 05:12 am ET | Updated May 25, 2011 Back in September, we asked Huffington Post readers to send us photos of themselves with President Obama. But we bet readers have met plenty of other prominent politicians -- send us your pictures! You With Famous Politicians You With Famous Politicians Share 1 of 91 Hillary Clinton & Michael Cantone after YouTube debate mikecantone:After the YouTube debate in South Carolina, Hillary Clinton made her way backstage before giving her final speech to supporters and leaving. I was lucky enough to have the opportunity to give words of praise and support as well as remember the days when I worked in her Senate office in DC. Also in the photo is Jane Kidd, chair of the Democratic Party of Georgia. Share this slide: Hillary Clinton & Michael Cantone after YouTube debate mikecantone:After the YouTube debate in South Carolina, Hillary Clinton made her way backstage before giving her final speech to supporters and leaving. I was lucky enough to have the opportunity to give words of praise and support as well as remember the days when I worked in her Senate office in DC. Also in the photo is Jane Kidd, chair of the Democratic Party of Georgia. image Tom Daschle and Me, Margery Kay Behrens Margery Behrens:At the Pahrump Campaign for Change Headquarters during the Presidential election cycle. image Me and the man who would be president Paul Boynett:This is a picture of me with General Wesley Clark backstage at Grant Park on election night 2008. We travelled down from Toronto to be there for the historic event. Paul Boynett Toronto, Ontario Canada image Kyle Flood meets Indiana Senator Evan Bayh kcflood:I met Senator Evan Bayh after a campaign rally for Barack Obama in downtown Indianapolis one week before the general election. image Senator Chuck Schumer at Harborfest Earl Taylor:The Great Senator of New York, Charles Schumer, at Harborfest in Oswego, NY in July 2009. Posing with my Friend on the left, Larry Greenberg and myself, Earl Taylor on the right. It was a great honor to meet him. image Al Franken & Me PennyPomPetter:My pal, Al. image Hillary Clinton and Nancy Kivlen Election Day in PA NikkiT:Conshohocken, PA on Primary election day where Hillary won. image Hillary Clinton and Nancy Kivlen Election San Diego NikkiT:A Few days before Super Tuesday primary in San Diego where Hillary Clinton won CA. image Me and Governor Ed Rendell Alec Hess:Me and Governor Ed Rendell. He spoke at a business oriented community service convention in Philly last May. Great guy, we got cheese steaks afterward. image Me and John Edwards Scott Equality Kwasny:Taken after a campaign rally at Auraria Campus in Denver shortly after his kickoff in early 2007. image Ron Paul and Myself OUChris:Dr. No, the two time should-have-been president, and myself. image Joe Sangiorgio with RNC Chairman Michael Steele Joe Sangiorgio:Me with Michael Steele in September 2007 at the Family Research Council's Values Voter Summit in Washington DC. image Governor Mario Cuomo and AFM Local 802 Political/PR Director Paul Molloy pmolloy4:Governor Cuomo and I at the home of retired Brookhaven Town Democratic Committee Chair Marsha Laufer. The governor has a towering intellect, a strong moral compass and a great sense of humor. He delivered an incredible speech that, among other things, eloquently outlined the common threads between the three largest theistic religions--loving one another and making the world a better place--and then applied those values to public service. He was amazing. image michelle and me nwauer:Kalispell, MT. The night before Obama locked down the nomination, Michelle Obama surprised some of the volunteers at a phone bank. image We met Bill Clinton! nmagallanes:My best friend and I met Bill Clinton while he was helping to campaign for Hillary at a community college in New Jersey. I even held a conversation with him. He was wearing a really cool hemp-like bracelet, so naturally I asked him about it. He said that it is a friendship bracelet he received while in Columbia. I thought it was extremely cool and down-to-earth for a former president to wear a friendship bracelet with a suit. He was so awesome. image Gavin Newsome and Nancy Kivlen in Houston, TX NikkiT:Campaigning for Hillary Clinton in Houston, TX image michelle and me nwauer:Kalispell, MT the night before Obama wrapped up the nomination. Mrs.Obama surprised us at a phone bank. image Joe with Mitt Romney Joe Sangiorgio:Me with Mitt Romney in June 2009 at Chris Christie's Gubernatorial Campaign Kick Off in Holmdel, New Jersey image Dennis Kucinich, My Wife and Myself OldTiredSarge:Rep. Kucinich gave a speech at the Veterans for Peace National Convention in 2007. We were lucky enough to get to talk to him behind stage prior to the speech. image Paul Hofheinz and Michelle Bachelet, president of Chile Paul Hofheinz:I met Michelle Bachelet at the Progressive Governance Conference in Santiago, Chile, which she was hosting. I met Joe Biden there, too, but sadly no photo. image Barack Obama and Me Tessa Janian:January 2005, DC. As I walked through Capitol Park, the not-yet-sworn-in-Senator was sitting on park bench. I freaked out, introduced myself and took this picture. Lucky me! image Chris Pavlich and Al Gore Minneapolis 2001 chrispavlich:This photo was taken after the 2000 election near Lake of the Isles in Minneapolis before I took former Vice President to the airport. We met again when he attended Senator Paul Wellstone's funeral. image Al Franken and Phil Church Swatantra:Tanken at a Franken fundraiser at the home of MN State Auditor Rebecca Otto on Sunday, 1/13/2008 image Will White Sailing with the Clintons tashmoo2:I was working as a professional sailor on Martha's Vineyard in the late 90's when the Clinton's were vacationing there. The Clintons; Bill, Hillary, and Chelsea, along with James Taylor and the boat's owners enjoyed an afternoon sail and cocktail hour at anchor. It was a great day for sailing. The Coast Guard cleared a swath for us all up and down Vineyard Sound - it was quite a thing. image Nancy Pelosi & Connor Sheerin Connor Sheerin:During a tour of the Capitol Building, I ran into Nancy Peolsi in one of the corridors and asked for a photo with her. She was on her way to a meeting but still stopped for the photo and talked with me for a moment. image Me and Ed Schultz, asked this week to run for the Senate newkidontheblock:Ed held a Health Care Town Hall meeting at Portland's Bagdad Theater in 100 degree heat this summer. I had NO IDEA he was so attractive in person. I could hardly speak I was so twitterpated. image Garretts and Clintons dannneeboy:My family and I went to New Hampshire for the 2008 primary. image Civil Rights Wadadli Child:Me and Rep. John Lewis he on his way back to D.C to vote on Health Care Bill...... image Howard Dean & AJ Frost AJ Frost:I met Howard Dean at a fundraiser this past summer. Very nice guy. image Michele Bachmann with Rev. Laura Gentry Laura Gentry:Though I couldn't be more different than Bachmann politically, I have known her for many years as her dad and step-mom's pastor in Lansing, Iowa. She's much shorter in person than she looks on tv! image With Ronald Reagan.. tmleath:This was a surprise birthday present from my father that took place in the oval office on the afternoon of my 21st birthday. image Howard Dean and Liz Dyer at DemocracyFest '09 CherryIce1988:Last Summer I traveled to Burlington,VT for Democracy fest in hopes of finally hearing Howard Dean speak, it was his 2004 campaign that really got me interested in politics, on Sunday not only did I get to hear him speak, but I also got to meet him privatly. He was one of the nicest people I have ever met. image Rachel Marshall meets First Lady Michelle Obama rnmarshall:Delivering dinner to Mrs. O and her staff as they get ready to take off after a campaign event in Anderson, IN. Oh the life of an intern! image Sarah Gabrielson With Al Franken at the Mn State Fair, 08 mattgab1:Me with Al Franken at the great Minnesota State Fair, 2008. He autographed my Team Franken baseball card, and gave me a free t-shirt. One of his aides quipped that I made him look tall, and he sarcastically said thanks. One man asked him to sign his Al Franken hat as "Senator Franken". Senator Franken won the election eight months after. Imagine what that cap would be worth! Not all of us in Mn are pro-Bachmann! image We color coordinated for the occasion! chadsommer:We color coordinated for the occasion! image Al "Air Guitar" Franken and Bjorn Turoque Dan Crane:Senator Al Franken plays air guitar with world-famous air guitarist Bjorn Turoque (aka, Dan Crane) on the Conan O'Brien show. image Meeting Michael Steele RobertWesleyBranch:Robert Wesley Branch, executive in charge of production for TV One, meeting RNC chair Michael Steele before a taping of TV One's Washington Watch with Roland Martin. image Meeting John Edwards PrairieRobin:May 2008 - in Manchester Iowa image Obama with Manchester Iowa Volunteers PrairieRobin:Delawre County Iowa went "blue" with the help of these volunteers. image Obama Volunteers in Manchester Iowa PrairieRobin:Barack Obama met with volunteers after his second Town Hall in this small Iowa community. image Joe Biden in Manchester Iowa PrairieRobin:Joe Biden took the time to meet with his biggest fan, Katie Mitchell, and her mom while visiting Manchester Iowa in November 2008. image Michelle Obama - Monticello Iowa PrairieRobin:Michelle Obama after meeting in Monticello Iowa image Jefferson-Jackson Dinner, Raleigh, NC Erin Bentrim-Tapio:May 2008. Presidential Candidate Clinton and Dr. Erin Bentrim-Tapio. What an honor! image Two grassroots activists at Carnahan-Pelosi fundraiser Melanie Shouse:I am a stage 4 breast cancer survivor, still in treatment (my fifth year), who founded North County for Obama in August 2007 and met my friend and fellow (new) activist Berniece King Threadgill during our work in CD-1 St. Louis. When I heard that Speaker Pelosi would be hosting an expensive fundraiser for our outstanding St. Louis Congressman Russ Carnahan on Oct.3 2009, I emailed the Speaker to request a complimentary pass. She and her staff were gracious enough to invite us, and here is the photo: - Congressman Russ Carnahan - Speaker Nancy Pelosi - Berniece King Threadgill, North County for Obama's "matriarch" - Melanie Shouse (myself), chair of North County for Obama - Rep. Keith Ellison, first Muslim U.S. Congressman who took his oath of office on Thomas Jefferson's Koran. image Ret. General Wesley Clark & Henry Coe Jr Henry Coe:It was a great day at the Veterans for Obama Rally in Pensacola, FL. Working as a member of my county's Democratic Executive Committee gave me the opportunity to meet and talk with Gen Clark image Palin in SEATAC before she was famous skinja99:Does she count as a politician? More like Heidi Montag.. Photo from 27-Sep-2007. I ran into Palin in the SEATAC Border's Books. She was looking at superficial magazines like Cosmo and bridal gowns. Sat near to hear on the plane back to Anchorage too; no work, read magazine, feel asleep. image Michelle Obama in Iowa goddess1871:This was between Christmas and the Iowa Caucuses, December 2007. She came and spoke in the fellowship hall of our church. She was truly amazing and a delightful person. image Howard Dean with "Howie in Seattle: Howie Martin:Howard Dean visited Seattle when he was DNC Chair and we met at a reception. I posted at Seattle for Dean from 11/03 to 11/04 and campaigned for him in Iowa in January '04. image Me and hero, Hillary Clinton Talves:July 31, 2008 fundraiser image Me and Rudy Giuliani TrippleZero:West Palm Beach, Fl. 2007. I caddied for Mr.Giuliani for 36 holes. image Edward Kennedy and Gary Jacob Jake Jacob:Me and EMK at dinner in Cleveland in 1987 image Hillary Clinton ssukhraj:While campaiging for Hillary in IA, Jan 2008, I had the privilege of meeting the Senator in Des Moines. image The Country Singer and the President! (No Not with Bush) CountryBoy79:While in the Campaign trail (soon to be President) Barack Obama was making his way through the town where Country Singer Scott DuBose lives. “I had to meet the man. I had a cold and so as not to give him my sickness I asked if we could “Bump Elbows” instead of shaking hands.” This was well before the infamous “fist bump” with his wife. Not all “Country fans or Musicians” support Republicans! This photo ended up in a couple of President Obama’s Campaign ads. image McKinny&Me SanderO:At DC 12.12.09 image Jeff Pickens with former NJ Governor James McGreevey jeffpickens:Jeff Pickens with former NJ Governor James McGreevey, at a book signing of his memoirs in Moorestown, NJ. image DNC - Dennis bluevespagirl:Wendy and Dennis Kucinich at the 2008 DNC in my home town- Denver. image DNC 08 jblozier:Speaker Pelosi at the Brown Palace in Denver 08. image Sen. Webb early in his campaign Kitster:Sen. Webb's first Richmond campaign stop at Shockoe Espresso in downtown Richmond. A decidedly low-budget, low-key affair. April 8 2006 image Al at the Fair in2ishn:We got this picture with Al Franken at the 2009 Minnesota State Fair. It was my Facebook profile picture during the whole drawn recount drama up here. I knew it wold bring good karma. Go Al! image Bellydancers for Democracy meets Dr. Dean dinazina:I, founder of "Bellydancers for Dean" which became "Bellydancers for Democracy" meets Dr. Dean at a Seattle Event, June 2006. He cracked up as soon as he walked in and saw the sign, and someone was there to capture it. I, of course, was grinning from ear to ear. image Hey Joe tumblindice:Myself and Joe Biden at the Iowa Primary image Barack Obama and Leo Henton in Seattle, WA 12/07 Leo Henton:Presidential candidate Barack Obama shakes Leo Henton's hand on December 11, 2007 in Seattle, WA. Leo Henton said, "It is a proven and documented fact that 60% of the current USA healthcare costs are waste." Barack Obama said, "We have to do something about that". Previously, Barack himself left a voice mail for Leo Henton on March 30, 2007 as a "Thank you" for organizing the grassroots organizers of Puget Sound, Western Washington state. See facebook or LinkedIn. com profile for link to that .wmv file recording of Barack's personal message and sincere style. President Barack Obama rocks ! image Cynthia Towers Henton meets Barack Obama 06/01/07 Leo Henton:Cynthia Towers Henton meets Barack Obama on June 1, 2007 in Seattle, WA. Barack sincerely thanked Cynthia Towers Henton for her public service as a school teacher. As an African-American it was a drean come true for Cynthia when another African-American was elected President. image Shanghaislim & Clinton shanghaislim:Back Stage at the Rolling Stones Concert in Hong Kong. After a couple of beers!! I take care of the Secret Service Agents at my New York Deli in Hong Kong. image Ian from WV with John Edwards ianhfilms:I went to a fundraiser in April 2007 when John Edwards visited West Virginia image Sen. Diane Feinstein takes a moment for a photo with a constituent. Eileen FisherStewart:With the Teaching American History group from Clovis, CA, I met Sen. Diane Feinstein at her "California Breakfast". A wonderful opportunity to meet our esteemed senator from California. image Bill Clinton and Josh Yoakem Dawn YoakemAdams:At the same rally in Springfield,Ohio! Bill pulled my son aside and shocked him with this UP CLOSE photo! image Erin and Joe Biden erinbiggs:Rally at Sims Park in New Port Richey, FL. image Terry McAuliffe ssukhraj:During the primaries in Youngstown, OH, I got the chance to meet Terry McAuliffe. He held an extremely effective press conference at our Hillary campaign office. It was one of many very memorable moments during the primary season. image Rare Picture roddypittman:At Ned Lamonts victory party in Conn. primary I saw Jesse Jackson and Al Sharpton in the same room. I knew a picture of them together was rare. Saw an opportunity image Meeting President Bill Clinton ScienceStephanie:President Clinton really is a phenomenal public speaker. He delivered an amazing speech and there was even chanting from the crowd behind me for, "Four more years". We managed to reach over the crowd and shake his hand as he passed by and he heard me when I commented on wishing I could get my camera from my purse and get a photo and he stopped and pulled us forward to pose for some pictures. He was very polite and even chatted with us for a few moments after posing for pictures before he made his way towards the exit. A wonderful moment in time captured in print and a memory I will never forget. image Then Senator Barack Obama with Chris Barrett at the airport. blackguy32:Got to take a picture with Obama after driving his staffers to and from the arena in Corpus Christi image Ohio Gov. Ted Strickland & Gigi Pomeranz Gigi Pomeranz:At Ohio Governor Strickland's 2007 Inauguration Ball. image Sec. of Labor Hilda Solis & Wendy Carrillo wendycarrillo:Picture of me and my Congresswoman and Sec. of Labor nominee (at that time) Hilda Solis. Taken Jan. 18th, 2009 at the Latino Inaugural Gala, sponsored by national Latino organizations including the Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute (CHCI), the Congressional Hispanic Leadership Institute (CHLI), the Democratic National Committee Hispanic Caucus, the League of United Latin American Citizens (LULAC), the National Association of Latino Elected and Appointed Officials (NALEO), the National Council of La Raza (NCLR) and Voto Latino. Proceeds supported the creation of a National Museum of the American Latino in Washington. image Al Franken and Cecily Harrison Wildean:At Al Franken Victory Party in Brentwood, California. IT'S FINALLY FRANKEN TIME! image Ed Rendell in Philadelphia! Evan Anderson:After the Bruce Springsteen/Amos Lee concert for the Obama campaign in Philly, my friend and I (right) got a chance to meet Pennsylvania's Governor! Check out his security detail in the background eying us up! image President Clinton Melinda Hilterbrand:President Bill Clinton with me, Melinda Hilterbrand Sept. 2008 image Al Sharpon at SOBU 2009 CFarmerTweet:After the State of the Black Union event, I got coffee with Al Sharpton, talked about his recent hosting of SNL, and too this awkward photo. image President Clinton and I 2008 Campaign for Hilary lgillooly:At a fundraiser for Senator Clinton in Charlotte NC. 2008 image Pic with the late Senator Jesse Helms BeltwayBaca:This picture is over 10 years old. I took when I served as a United States Senate Page. image Pic with Karl Rover BeltwayBaca:I took this pic in January 2009 with Karl Rove at the farewell party for President Bush prior to him leaving office. image Pic with former Majority Leader Bob Dole BeltwayBaca:I took this pic with former Senate Majority Leader Bob Dole about 10 years ago when I served as a United States Senate Page. We took this pic just off the Senate floor. image Me and Bill Clinton Scott Sadler:Taken on Bill's plane in Austin, Texas the week after Hillary's debate with Obama in Feb-08 after a LONG day working in his entourage mainly alongside his secret service detail and the local police. There were only 5 people onboard at the time and he set aside a phone call to pose for me. image Senator Claire McCaskill and I dundermifflin20:At a campaign event for her 2006 Missouri Senate race. She was really nice! image Tom and I! Laura Hubka:Sen. Tom Harkin had a fundraiser in Decorah Iowa October 2009. He is a great guy! Glad to call him my Senator! image Michelle Obama and I Laura Hubka:Michelle Obama came to our little Movie theater in Cresco Iowa early in the campaign. I told her there after her speech that she should be running! image Governator! Kristina Bell:*I DO NOT SUPPORT THIS MAN OR HIS POLICIES* That being said, he's a celebrity! This was August 2006, in my freshman PolySci class at Cal State Long Beach. He made a surprise announcement that fees and tuition wouldnt go up under his watch. Surprise! Didn't happen. image Carrie Newman and Joe Biden CarrieDN:I met Joe Biden during his campaign for the Presidency. This was less than a year from the election of Barack Obama. He was in Ottumwa, Iowa. image Sorin Sand Martin with Mayor Cory Booker Sorin Sand Martin:Sorin Sand Martin with Newark Mayor Cory Booker at the 2008 Denver Democratic Convention! image Jesse Jackson erinbiggs:Super Bowl XLIII image Howard Dean and Washington Crab Queen dinazina:Dina and Dr. Dean at the 2006 Washington State Democratic Party annual Crabfeast. He remembered me from "Bellydancers for Democracy" image Get HuffPost Politics On Facebook and Twitter!