Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel (D) might be the most famous political public figure to make frequent use of the f-word, though. Obama’s former chief of staff’s long history with cursing has been well-documented, but one of the most famous instances arguably came in 1996. While working as former President Clinton’s senior adviser, Emanuel reportedly screamed at former British Prime Minister Tony Blair, “Don’t f*** this up,” ahead of Blair’s speech in support of Clinton during the president’s impeachment trial.

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Sen. John KerryJohn Forbes KerryShould President Trump, like President Obama, forsake human rights in pursuit of the deal with a tyrant? GOP Senate report says Obama officials gave Iran access to US financial system Democrats conflicted over how hard to hit Trump on Iran MORE (D-Mass.) also showed a fondness for a certain four-letter word when he used it in a 2003 magazine interview during his presidential campaign. Kerry — who was tapped earlier this month by Obama to become the next secretary of State — told Rolling Stone on backing then-President George W. Bush’s resolution to go to war in Iraq, “I voted for what I thought was best for the country. Did I expect Howard Dean to go off to the left and say, ‘I’m against everything’? Sure. Did I expect George Bush to f*** it up as badly as he did? I don’t think anybody did.”

F-bombs, such as the one BoehnerJohn Andrew BoehnerFormer top Treasury official to head private equity group GOP strategist Steve Schmidt denounces party, will vote for Democrats Zeal, this time from the center MORE dropped last week, according to Politico, aren’t the only curse word of choice around the Capitol. Astute C-SPAN viewers would have caught a NSFW quip when tuning in on March 18, 2010: former Rep. Ike Skelton (D-Mo.) was caught by a microphone on the House floor telling Rep. Todd Akin (R-Mo.) to “stick it up your a**.” The remark reportedly wasn’t included in the official Congressional Record. Skelton’s spokeswoman said at the time that her boss planned on apologizing to Akin for the insult.