Republican presidential candidate Texas Gov. George W. Bush goes casual walking with running mate Dick Cheney down a dirt road to meet with reporters, followed by Bush's dog Spot, near Crawford, Texas, Saturday, Nov. 11, 2000. Eric Draper/AP
It is true that candidate Herman Cain wore many hats during his campaign. He wore his beloved fedora, which inspired a Facebook page, Herman Cain's Hat, when he visited the State House in Concord, N.H., Nov. 17, 2011. Brian Snyder/Reuters
Former Vermont Governor Howard Dean (l.) made a point that he was ready to 'get to work' in his rolled up sleeves. Dean and the cool looking General Wesley Clark, dressed in black, exchange their views during the 'Rock the Vote' Town Hall Forum at historic Faneuil Hall in Boston, Nov. 4, 2003. Jim Bourg/Reuters
Then-Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Barack Obama (D) of Illinois jogs to the microphone for a rally in Charlotte, N.C., Sept. 21, 2008. Rolled up sleeves have become de rigueur on the campaign trail. Chris Carlson/AP
Democratic presidential candidate Vice President Al Gore was the subject of many fashion critics. But according to a 1999 article in the Washington Post, it was former president Bill Clinton who reportedly told Gore to ditch the blue suit for a more casual look while on the campaign trail. Evidently Gore took that advice when he visited the Marie Davis Middle School, in Charlotte, N.C. in April of 2000. Robert F. Bukaty/AP
Former democratic presidential candidate Senator Hillary Clinton (D) of New York spoke at a town hall meeting in Robstown, Texas, Feb. 13, 2008. She and her staff adopted the moniker 'sisters of the traveling pantsuit' during her run for president. She thanked the editors of Glamour Magazine for acknowledging her clothing choice. '...I’m very grateful to Glamour because they liked my pantsuits, which was one of the highlights of my campaign' she was quoted in the New York Observer during the Glamour Women of the Year Awards at Carnegie Hall in November of 2008. Jessica Rinaldi /Reuters
Republican presidential candidate and former Senator Rick Santorum arrives at Homestead Grocery and Deli for a campaign stop in Amherst, N.H., Jan. 7, 2012. Could the sweater vest be the secret behind Republican candidate Rick Santorum's last minute upsurge in the Iowa caucuses? The pundits are debating the effects of Santorum's humble vest versus Mitt Romney's more crisp and expensive looking attire. Shannon Stapleton/Reuters
Lamar Alexander, former Tennessee Governor, shown announcing his bid on February 28, 1995 to be the GOP candidate for the 1996 Presidential election in his hometown of Maryville, Tennessee. In an attempt to identify with rural and working class voters he wore a red and black plaid shirt and drove a Ford Explorer from town to town, eschewing the more expensive airplane, luxury bus, and blue suits. Reuters
Republican vice presidential candidate, Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin greets supporters during a rally at the Missouri statehouse in Jefferson City, Mo., Nov. 3, 2008. Palin inspired a reverse psychology among the electorate - voters rushed for Palin style eyeglasses, shoes, and hairdos. Charlie Riedel/AP
Republican presidential candidates (l. - r.) former Utah Governor Jon Huntsman, Texas Governor Rick Perry, former Senator Rick Santorum (R) of Pennsylvania, Rep. Ron Paul (R) of Texas, and former Massachusetts Governor Mitt Romney gather onstage after the candidates debate in Concord, N.H., Jan. 8, 2012. Dark suit and tie are still the attire of choice during debates. Jessica Rinaldi/Reuters
Pro-Moscow separatist gunmen showing no sign of surrendering government buildings they have seized. US Vice President Joe Biden arrived in Kiev on Monday offering new technical support to the Ukrainian government to implement energy and economic reforms.
Richard Balmforth and Aleksandar Vasovic, Reuters /
April 21, 2014
An agreement reached last week to avert wider conflict in Ukraine was faltering as the new week began, with pro-Moscow separatist gunmen showing no sign of surrendering government buildings they have seized. Washington says it will hold Moscow responsible and impose new economic sanctions if the separatists do not clear out of government buildings they have occupied across swathes of eastern Ukraine over the past two weeks. U.S. Vice President Joe Biden arrived in Kiev Monday.