Official White House Photo by Pete Souza
  • President Barack Obama: Shirtless Politician

    Jan. 1, 2013 "A nice way to celebrate the New Year for the President was to jump in the ocean in his native state of Hawaii. He was on his annual Christmas vacation with family and friends, and went swimming at Pyramid Rock Beach in Kaneohe Bay."
    Official White House Photo by Pete Souza
  • Politicians Without Their Shirts

    Sen. Scott Brown worked as a model before entering politics. He posed nude for Cosmopolitan in 1982 at the age of 22. Brown won the magazine's "America's Sexiest Man" contest that year.
  • Scott Brown: Shirtless Politician

    Illinois Republican Congressman Aaron Schock shows off his abs as he poses on the cover of the June 2011 cover of Men?s Health magazine.
    Men's Health
  • Rick Santorum: Shirtless Politician

    Paul Ryan and his wife Janna vacation in Oklahoma.
  • Rick Santorum: Shirtless Politician

    Rep. Peter Nehr, the Republican from Tarpon Springs, Fla., sent photos of himself shirtless to friends to boast of his weight loss and renewed health.
    Peter Nehr
  • Romneys on Vacation: An Afternoon of (Speed)Boating

    Mitt Romney dives into Lake Winnipesaukee in Wolfeboro, N.H., on July 6, 2012, as he continues his vacation with his family from the campaign trail.
    Charles Dharapak/AP Photo
  • Shirtless Politicians

    Vladimir Putin was president of Russia in 2007 when he was photographed shirtless during a camping trip with Prince Albert of Monaco in Siberia in 2007. The powerful Russian is now prime minister.
    ABC News
  • Politicians Without Their Shirts

    Rick Santorum was caught sunbathing in Puerto Rico while on a campaign stop. "I apologize to all of us, because I'm sure it's not a pretty sight," he told a radio host.
  • Shirtless Politicians

    After days of denials, Weiner confessed on June 6, 2011, that he Tweeted a photo of underpants to a young woman, and he also admitted to "inappropriate" exchanges with six women before and after he got married. The scandal escalated when the website,, posted photos, including the one shown, purportedly from a second woman who said she received shirtless shots of the congressman.
  • Politicians Without Their Shirts

    A campaign commercial during Mitt Romney's 2002 campaign for governor in Massachusetts briefly showed the politician swimming in a lake with his sons.
    ABC News
  • Shirtless Politicians

    Rep. Chris Lee, R-NY, resigned on Feb. 9, 2011, shortly after Gawker reported that he sent this photo of himself to a Washington, D.C., woman, while trying to set up a tryst.
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