Political figures as portrayed on film, TV [SLIDESHOW]

Laura Donovan Contributor
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Not all politicians are cool enough to appear in films or on television (with the exception of news channels, of course). Some political figures, however, made enough of an impression to inspire films based on their decisions, lives, and policies. More often than not, the politicians are put in a negative light, but bad publicity has its benefits.

With the release of more photos of actors in the upcoming HBO film “Game Change,” based on the book of the same name about the 2008 election, we give you a slideshow of some memorable and noteworthy celebrities who played political folks on the big and small screens.