presidential election 

Sasha And Malia Get Surprise Swing Set

The adorable first daughters had a nice surprise when they got home from school yesterday. Not the puppy (not yet, anyway), but something almost as good -- a brand new wooden swing set. They squealed with delight upon seeing it, said a spokeswoman...

Obama Baby Boom on the Horizon?

For some of us, the election of Barack Obama heralds the start of a new and better era, and his inauguration was symbolic of that new beginning. So what better way to celebrate than to get down and get funky? One commentator out of the U.K. believes...

Moms in Politics

Do mothers have a place in politics or do they have too much on their hands to be able to handle such an important task? Are we better off choosing public servants who can devote their whole lives to their task or can the government be run by people...

Mother goes into labor during Barack Obama's speech

Participate in history being made or have a baby? Which would you choose? One couple tried to do both. Armed with tickets for the Grant Park rally on election night where, they hoped, they would get to see Barack Obama speak as President-Elect of the...

Hockey mom sings out against Sarah Palin

We've all heard the "hockey mom" pitch and references to lipstick and pit bulls and you'd think that every hockey mom in the country would be backing Sarah Palin for president vice-president, with their darling stars of the ice by their side -- and...

Obama wins Scholastic Kids Election poll

Every four years since 1940, Scholastic Magazine has asked young readers to pick the next president. In all but two of those 'elections', the kids have chosen the candidate who went on to win the presidency (they failed to predict Harry Truman in...

Presidential pirates

They disagree on the economy. They disagree about foreign policy. They even disagree on how to pronounce "Pakistan". But whatever their philosophical, economic, military or social differences, there is one thing the two presidential candidates,...

Barack Obama offers mail-order baby kisses

Okay, so maybe the Sarah Palin Baby Name Generator wasn't of interest to you. Maybe your politics make you more interested in her opponent, the charismatic senator from Illinois. So how do you support Obama and get your fledgling democrat involved in...

Would you vote based on pet ownership?

A single friend of mine tells me that his marriage-minded dates are often quite impressed by the fact that he has a dog. This, they reason, is proof positive that he is kind, loving and responsible - all important traits in a potential husband and...

Teen offers vote for sale on eBay

While it is always good to see young people getting involved in the political process, selling your vote on eBay is not the best way to make a difference. Nor is it even remotely legal. This is a fact that 19-year-old Max P. Sanders learned the hard...

PD*Poll: Are families off-limits during elections?

Barack Obama is upset because the Republicans and the media have cast aspersions on his wife's character, questioning her patriotism and calling her his "baby mama". He told one network that "I've said publicly before, and I'll say it again - I think...

U.S. presidential finger puppets

Looking for a way in involve your kids in the democratic process more than just bringing to the voting booth for an "I Voted!" sticker? Fold US Candidate is a website where you can download free finger puppet templates and directions how to turn...

Girl in Clinton ad wants to vote for Obama

When Casey Knowles and her family sat down to watch The Daily Show one night, they got a big surprise. Jon Stewart played a commercial put out by the Clinton campaign that showed a little girl sleeping. That little girl was Casey Knowles, who is now...

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