Everything Past Presidential Candidates Have Done (and Eaten!) to Court Voters at the Iowa State Fair

The only thing that outnumbers fried foods at the fair? Political candidates. And here, they're willing to do all sorts of things – from befriending butter sculptures to scarfing down corn dogs – to win over admirers

BARACK OBAMA

Back when POTUS was still an Illinois senator, he made the trip to the neighboring state of Iowa to enjoy the state fair just like everyone else – with a corn dog and a cup of lemonade, of course.