PoliticsFormer Miss America Erika Herold, Sarah Palin and other Pageant Queens Turned Politicos‘World Peace’A Miss America on Capitol Hill? A look at more beauty contestants who’ve thrown their tiaras in the ring.Caitlin DicksonUpdated Jul. 11, 2017 10:55PM EDT / Published Jun. 08, 2013 4:45AM EDT Erika HaroldAlex Wong/Getty Heather French HenryPatti Longmire/AP Sarah PalinAP Bess MyersonJim Wells/AP Shelli Yoder Lisa Murkowski and Shelley Moore CapitoAP Jennifer GranholmJ. Scott Applewhite/AP Marsha BlackburnBrian Dowling/AP Caitlin Dickson@CEDicksonGot a tip? Send it to The Daily Beast here.