Obama and Clinton's surprising family tree

(Credit: Urbanite)

I don't know about you, but we were all surprised today at just how many random celebrities Sen. Barack Obama and Sen. Hillary Clinton are related to.

The connections are generally pretty distant--we're talking 9th cousin twice removed--but here are some of the names: Brad Pitt, Angelina Jolie, President Bush (!), Madonna, Celine Dion, Robert E. Lee, James Madison, Lyndon Johnson....

Our multimedia producer David Holland whipped up a quick Flash that shows all the celebs, and exactly how Obama and Clinton are related to them.

Check it out by clicking here.

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