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Obama related to Pitt, Clinton to Jolie?

From the Yahoo News website: “Researchers at the New England Historic Genealogical Society found some remarkable family connections for the three presidential candidates ? Democratic rivals Obama and Clinton, and Republican John McCain.

Clinton, who is of French-Canadian descent on her mother’s side, is also a distant cousin of singers Madonna, Celine Dion and Alanis Morissette. Obama, the son of a white woman from Kansas and a black man from Kenya, can call six U.S. presidents, including George W. Bush, his cousins. McCain is a sixth cousin of first lady Laura Bush.”

Read on: http://news.yahoo.com/s/ap/20080325/ap_on_el_pr/candidates_genealogy