A freckle-faced toddler, Monique Corzilius was the face of the most notorious attack ad in campaign history, 1964's "Daisy" spot.
The race for the open U.S. Senate seat in Arizona got a lot more interesting when Richard H. Carmona, the Democratic candidate, recently staged an event in front of a statue of the late Sen. Barry Goldwater and touted the endorsement of two members of Goldwater's family, daughter Joanne Goldwater and granddaughter CC Goldwater.
While young people have gone "liberal" on their conservative parents for decades, teen crossovers to the GOP are more of a rarity. How do parental Democrats and their Republican offspring manage the familial bond when partisan politics are on the line?
As "2016: Obama's America" took in $6 million over the weekend, another film is set to hit the public radar: "The Hope & the Change," produced by Citizens United founder David Bossie and writer-director Stephen K. Bannon, is based on 40 interviews with Democrats and independents in six swing states, all concerned about President Obama.
Public figures' records are fair game in political campaigns. It's not "mudslinging" unless it's untrue or employs "derogatory personal slurs," according to the Living Webster Dictionary.
Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg likes the Indian Healthcare Improvement Act and other ingredients of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, aka Obamacare. Why, she asked toward the end of three days of hearings, shouldn't the court keep the good stuff in Obamacare and just dump the unconstitutional bits?
The specter of a brokered Republican convention to choose a presidential nominee to challenge President Obama in November exists because the ultra-conservative wing of the Republican party is concerned that a Massachusetts moderate, Mitt Romney, may win the party's presidential nomination. These people would prefer anyone but Mr. Romney and favor the hard-right social conservative Rick Santorum above Newt Gingrich and Ron Paul in their affections.
The past three years have been upbeat ones for Archie, the everyteen hero of one of America's most enduring comics. He's gotten married _ twice, no less. His social circle has expanded to include his first gay friend. He's even appeared on a postage stamp.
"Richer than Romney, cuter than Newt, as slick as Rick and twice as tall as Paul. Why not?"