Whitney Friedlander, Los Angeles Times Staff Writer It's been well-documented that Democratic candidate for president Barack Obama drives a Ford Escape Hybrid while his opponent, Republican nominee John McCain cruises in a Cadillac CTS sedan. Joe Biden's been seen in a 1967 Corvette when he's not on the Amtrak and Sarah Palin trudges through the Alaskan winters in a Chevrolet Suburban. But what about their predecessors? With the help of Hagerty Insurance, an insurance agency specializing in collector vehicles, we took a look at some other noteworthy Commander in Chief vehicles -- as well as the "first cars" of the two presidential candidates.
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