Colorado Pols and Their Celebrity Look-Alikes

April 21 2009, 11:57 AM

Some local pols look more familiar than others. penry-smiles2john-lynch-2007-pro-bowl-feb-10-081 Senate Minority Leader Josh Penry (left)  has said he's "practically twins" with former Denver Broncos safety John Lynch (right). That includes a football past. Penry was a star quarterback at Mesa State College.

398px-pauley-shore102109-004-d3bec18a1Though the two aren't mentioned often in the same sentence, former Congressman Tom Tancredo (left) bears a surprising resemblance to actor Pauly Shore (right) (The resemblance is noted in detail on the blog voteforbreakfast.com). 423px-joe_biden_official_photo_portrait_2-cropped-thumb-423x600400px-clevetidwellRepublican U.S. Senate candidate Cleve Tidwell's (left) combed-back white hairstyle is awfully similar to that of Vice President Joe Biden's (right). Tidwell's mane, however, hasn't been the subject of media speculation. Other look-alikes include state Representative Carole Murray and Steve Carell's manager in "The 40-Year-Old Virgin" and U.S. Senator Michael Bennet and Terry from the comic strip "Terry and the Pirates." Do any other Colorado politicians remind you of someone? Let us know in the comments section.

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