Power Purple And Other Fashion From Recent Political History

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How to address the 219-212 passage of a universal health-care reform bill that the President calls an answer to ‘the call of history'? Why, by talking about the pols' outfits, a la Singin in the Rain's "Beautiful Girls!"

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For brushing off the protestors, a classic power-suit combo.


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A range of springy colors provide tea party drama.


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The red flag of Sebelius made GOP voters cringe.


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While military details say, "no sick children on the fringe."


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A string of chains, celadon boucle to help incite a riot.
(And if you're not insured already, 2014 says "buy it." )


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Red ties are best, when you're in doubt — the cameras are impressed.


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But when the bill's passed in the House, who cares if they're well-dressed?


[Images via Getty, AP]

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I was at Union Station when the Tea Partiers started to roll in. The hostility eminating off of them could have been their own outfit. Lots of real America arriving in droves. The signs weren't pretty.