Buttons from 4 of the 5 original members of the Class of '74 who still serve in Congress. (Will someone please tell Henry Waxman to make a button?) Ken Rudin collection hide caption

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One thing so memorable about the 2003 California recall election was the fine caliber of potential governors on the ballot. (And so what if this button misspelled Gary Coleman's name?) Ken Rudin collection hide caption

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President Obama participates in an interview with Robin Roberts of ABC's Good Morning America in the White House on May 9. During the interview, Obama expressed his support for gay marriage, a first for a U.S. president. The White House/Getty Images hide caption

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