As GOP presidential hopefuls like Mitt Romney (pictured here with Iowa Sen. Chuck Grassley) continue to campaign across the nation, they often shed their stuffy suits and ties to adopt the attire and habits of average American voters. Indeed, it's almost a rite of passage that candidates roll up their sleeves, throw on an apron, and chow down on greasy food to prove their blue-collar bona fides. Click through for a visual sampling.
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