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03/11/2013 05:27 pm ET Updated Mar 11, 2013

Politicians Falling Asleep: On National Napping Day, A Look At Memorable Political Snoozes

The long hours and arduous work of being a public official can be taxing. Combined with the fact that cameras are almost always rolling, it isn't hard to find a picture or video of a politician succumbing to their fatigue and taking a nap at an important event or meeting. While these are not flattering moments for professionals that closely guard their public image, science and medical research has concluded that there are myriad benefits to a quick snooze.

In honor of National Napping Day, The Huffington Post has put together a slideshow of politicians that have been caught taking moments to recharge during a hard day's work.

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