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Gallery: The Racing Presidents as You’ve Never Seen Them Before

Gallery: The Racing Presidents as You’ve Never Seen Them Before
Taft is a pretty thrifty fellow. Photograph by Jeff Elkins

Photos of the Nationals’ Racing Presidents anchor our Best of Washington issue, on newsstands now. Here are some of those photos and the “stories” behind them.

George enjoyed a pint at Bluejacket Brewery.

Photographs by Jeff Elkins.

And a solid game of “Rock, Paper, Scissors.”

Photographs by Jeff Elkins.
Photographs by Jeff Elkins.

Abe does some shopping at Georgetown’s new Rent the Runway store. Perhaps a nice gown for the missus?

Photographs by Jeff Elkins.
Photographs by Jeff Elkins.

After a Nationals game—and a post-game drink at Bluejacket—George heads over to George Washington University to catch up on the news.

Photographs by Jeff Elkins.

And take some selfies, of course.

Photographs by Jeff Elkins.

Bill (William Taft) takes a trip to one of the best vintage shops in Washington, Peg Leg Vintage, which collects mid-century furniture.

Photograph by Jeff Elkins.
Photographs by Jeff Elkins.
Photograph by Jeff Elkins.
Photograph by Jeff Elkins.

And poor Teddy can’t catch a break.

Pinball at Lyman’s Tavern. Photographs by Jeff Elkins.

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