Who is the best-looking presidential candidate, regardless of political party?

Rep. Ray LaHood (R-Ill.): “Mitt Romney, bar none. His hair is dyed absolutely perfectly to show the right amount of gray and black.”

Rep. James Clyburn (D-S.C.): “There is only one woman running. [Laughs.] That’s my answer.”

Rep. Robert AderholtRobert Brown AderholtConservative rips Appropriations chairman over no vote on tax reform CBS series 'Madam Secretary' exploring 'fake news' plot Trump launches all-out assault on Mueller probe MORE (R-Ala.): “That’s hard, asking a guy a question about that. Everyone talks about Romney as far as his youthful appearance, in contrast to Fred Thompson being a lot older and maybe having health concerns. Rudy Giuliani appears to be older and not quite in the shape that Romney is. I’d probably say Romney envisions what a presidential candidate would look like. That certainly wouldn’t be a good way for anyone to choose [his or her] vote.”

Rep. David Davis (R-Tenn.): “You know, I don’t think about those issues. I’m deeper than that. I think about substance.”

Rep. Charles Rangel (D-N.Y.): “You have to determine whether you’re using European or African standards. In order to talk about best-looking … you have to determine who determines that. It’s a very awkward question.”

Rep. Dennis Kucinich (D-Ohio), a presidential hopeful: “I’ll refer you to George Bernard Shaw in Saint Joan: Dressing up don’t fill empty noodle.”

Rep. G.K. ButterfieldGeorge (G.K.) Kenneth ButterfieldBlack lawmakers give tech sector low marks amid Silicon Valley trip Week ahead in tech: Black Caucus takes diversity push to Silicon Valley Overnight Tech: Black lawmakers press Sandberg on diversity at Facebook | Dems want hearing on Trump tweets about media | Watchdog to probe alleged FCC cyberattack MORE (D-N.C.): “John Edwards is my choice. I don’t have an opinion about [beauty]. All of them leave a little bit to be desired. But [my choice] is John Edwards. I represent a poor district and he speaks directly to issues of poverty.”

Rep. Patrick Kennedy (D-R.I.): “Chris Dodd. He’s a sage, wise man.”

Rep. Ric Keller (R-Fla.): “I guess most people would say Romney. Did you want me [to choose] a woman? How about this? Hillary, the best-looking woman, and Romney, the best-looking guy.”

Rep. Charles Gonzalez (D-Texas): “Oh, John Edwards. He’s a real good-looking Dennis Quaid. Second best-looking is Mitt Romney.”

Rep. Dutch Ruppersberger (D-Md.): “From a guy’s point of view? Hillary ClintonHillary Diane Rodham ClintonO’Malley tells Dems not to fear Trump FBI informant gathered years of evidence on Russian push for US nuclear fuel deals, including Uranium One, memos show Pelosi blasts California Republicans for supporting tax bill MORE. That’s safe.” [Laughs.]

Rep. Tom Tancredo (R-Colo.), a presidential hopeful: “Are you kidding? If you went to central casting and asked for someone that looked like a presidential candidate, Mitt Romney would be at the door. He’s tall, perfect features, impeccably dressed.”
 
Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr. (D-Ill.): “I don’t know. Because I’m a serious heterosexual I would have to say Hillary — who else would I say?”
 
Rep. Mark UdallMark UdallDemocratic primary could upend bid for Colorado seat Picking 2018 candidates pits McConnell vs. GOP groups Gorsuch's critics, running out of arguments, falsely scream 'sexist' MORE (D-Colo.): “I’m always mindful of what Jay Leno said: ‘Politics is show business for ugly people.’ ”
 
Rep. Mike Honda (D-Calif.): “They’re all good-looking to me. I’m going to take the Fifth.”