Associated Press
First lady Michelle Obama hugs Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid of Nevada during an appearance in Reno. Though she says she's not a political animal, Democrats are hoping Mrs. Obama's kind words and popularity will help them win elections this fall.

Associated Press First lady Michelle Obama hugs Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid of Nevada during an appearance in Reno. Though she says she's not a political animal, Democrats are hoping Mrs. Obama's kind words and popularity will help them win elections this fall.