Just for fun, we dug up old photos of presidential candidates and other major political personalities. These are the earliest photos of the candidates that we could authenticate. They were all pretty cute kids. You can click on each photo to see their latest headlines or for more on all the candidates, visit this link .
Barack Hussein Obama II is an American politician currently serving as the 44th President of the United States, the first African American to hold the office.
Benjamin Solomon “Ben” Carson, Sr. is a retired American neurosurgeon who is a candidate for the Republican nomination for President of the United States in the 2016 election
Bernard “Bernie” Sanders is an American politician and the junior United States senator from Vermont.
Cara Carleton “Carly” Fiorina is an American Presidential candidate in the 2016 United States presidential election and a former technology executive and CEO. She currently chairs the non-profit philanthropic organization Good360.
Christopher James “Chris” Christie is an American politician who is currently the 55th Governor of New Jersey. He has been governor since January 2010 and was re-elected in a landslide to a second term in 2013.
Donald John Trump is an American business magnate, billionaire, investor, socialite, author, television personality, and candidate for President of the United States in the 2016 presidential election.
George Walker Bush is an American politician and businessman who served as the 43rd President of the United States from 2001 to 2009, and the 46th Governor of Texas from 1995 to 2000.
Hillary Diane Rodham Clinton is an American politician who served as the 67th United States Secretary of State under President Barack Obama from 2009 to 2013.
John Ellis “Jeb” Bush is an American businessman and politician who served as the 43rd Governor of Florida from 1999 to 2007. He is currently a candidate for President of the United States in the 2016 U.S. presidential election.
Joseph Robinette “Joe” Biden, Jr. is an American politician who is the 47th and current Vice President of the United States, jointly elected twice with President Barack Obama, and in office since 2009.
John Richard Kasich is an American politician. He was elected as the 69th and current Governor of Ohio in 2010, and reelected in 2014. On July 21, 2015, he announced his candidacy for the Republican nomination for president in 2016.
Martin Joseph O’Malley is an American politician who was the 61st Governor of Maryland from 2007 to 2015. Prior to being elected as governor, he served as the Mayor of Baltimore from 1999 to 2007 and was a Baltimore City Councilor from 1991 to 1999.
Michael Dale “Mike” Huckabee is an American politician, Christian minister, author, and commentator who served as the 44th Governor of Arkansas from 1996 to 2007
Randal Howard “Rand” Paul is an American politician and physician. Since 2011, Paul has served in the United States Senate as a member of the Republican Party representing Kentucky. He is the son of former U.S. Representative Ron Paul of Texas.
Richard John “Rick” Santorum is an American attorney and Republican Party politician. He served as a United States Senator representing Pennsylvania and was the Senate’s third-ranking Republican
[Not Running] Sarah Louise Palin is an American politician, commentator, and author who served as the ninth Governor of Alaska from 2006 until her resignation in 2009.
Rafael Edward “Ted” Cruz is an American politician and the junior U.S. Senator representing Texas. He is a Republican, and a candidate for President of the United States in the 2016 presidential election.