The 23 Most Important Comb-Overs Of Congress

It’s a breeze!

23. Senator Marco Rubio (R-Fla.)

ID: 1215843

Rubio wears a feathered comb-over.

ID: 1215846

Which settles nicely during serious moments.

ID: 1215839

22. Rep. John Barrow (D-Ga.)

ID: 1216564

Barrow’s comb-over is known as the “legislative unicorn.”

ID: 1215927

It has been known to inspire awe amongst his constituents and colleagues alike.

ID: 1215941


ID: 1216586

21. Senator Richard Shelby (R-Ala.)

ID: 1215335

Senator Shelby sports a classic single-stripe comb-over, sweeping from left to right.

ID: 1215337

20. Rep. Sam Farr (D-Calif.)

ID: 1216989

Sam Farr has what is referred to as a multi-level comb-over that flutters in the breeze.

ID: 1215432

19. Jared Polis (D-Colo.)

ID: 1216526

Polis has what is commonly referred to as an omni-directional comb-over.

ID: 1215667

However, he does regularly cover it with a crown.

ID: 1216587

18. Rep. Doug Lamborn (R-Colo.)

ID: 1215671

Lamborn sports a breezy comb-over (best visible on a windy day).

ID: 1216531

17. Senator Richard Blumenthal (D-Conn.)

ID: 1215710

Blumenthal assumes a “slick and to the side” comb-over. This look has been popularized by HBO’s Boardwalk Empire.

ID: 1215731

16. Senator Tom Carper (D-Del.)

ID: 1215771

Carper uses the classic “matted in all directions” comb-over.

ID: 1216538

The Carper comb-over is legendary for its versatility in the elements.

ID: 1216608

And its nobility when the senator plays a Founding Father!

ID: 1215787

15. Senator Bill Nelson (D-Fla.)

ID: 1215807

The unique Nelson tactic allows for depth as well as color diversity in the hair.

ID: 1217721

And in Senator Nelson’s defense, he did have helmet hair for years.

ID: 1215804

14. Rep. Steve King (R-Iowa)

ID: 1216028

King sports a versatile farmer’s comb-over, widely respected in his home state of Iowa.

ID: 1216036

13. Senator Angus King (I-Maine)

ID: 1216612

Senator King’s comb-over is as independent as he is.

ID: 1216120

And Angus says:

ID: 1216123

12. Andy Harris (R-Md.)

ID: 1216137

A comb-over classic: long in the middle, over to the side.

ID: 1216133

11. Rep. Michael Capuano (D-Mass.)

ID: 1216159

Capuano makes use of the advanced “vapor fluff” comb-over technique.

ID: 1216166

10. Rep. Scott Garrett (R-NJ)

ID: 1216185

Garrett sports the bold “crashing wave” style.

ID: 1216187

9. Rep. Eliot Engel (D-NY)

ID: 1216227

Engel has a charming “all from the back” look.

ID: 1216224

8. Senator Ron Wyden (D-Ore.)

ID: 1216276

Wyden has an iconic shimmer beneath his bold right-to-left comb-over.

ID: 1216535

This regularly distracts from some problem areas.

ID: 1216546

*Problem areas.

ID: 1216551

7. Rep. John Duncan Jr. (R-Tenn.)

ID: 1216529

Duncan, a silver fox, keeps his head covered with a flowing silver lining.

ID: 1216321

And John Duncan Jr. says:

ID: 1216305

6. Rep. Ted Poe (R-Tx.)

ID: 1216338

Ted Poe is all business in the front, party on the sides.

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ID: 1216553

5. Rep. Jim Sensenbrenner (R-Wisc.)

ID: 1216547

Sensenbrenner uses the firm, downward, full head comb-over.

ID: 1216550

Which comes in handy during the eating of the bratwurst, a Wisconsin pastime.

ID: 1216541

4. Rep. David Eugene Price (D-NC)

ID: 1216548

Price’s silver comb-over serves him well during impassioned speeches.

ID: 1216532

And while meeting young constituents.

ID: 1216530

3. Rep. Ed Markey (D-Mass.)

ID: 1216585

The Markey comb-over is wavy and illustrious, giving way only in times of duress, or windy days.

ID: 1216583

2. Senator Carl Levin (D-Mich.)

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ID: 1216572

Levin sports what is known as a “full-court press.”

ID: 1216579

And has held up for more than 30 years in the Senate.

ID: 1216580

1. Rep. Steve Chabot (R-Ohio)

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ID: 1216575

Chabot uses the “Round the World” technique popularized by one Donald Trump.

ID: 1216561

Elegant yet stylized.

ID: 1216577

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