Because politicians and political candidates are often celebrities, their relations become celebrities, too. Michelle Obama appears regularly on magazine covers, for example, while Jenna Bush, daughter of President George W., made headlines in 2001 when she was cited for underage alcohol possession. In his latest column, A. Barton Hinkle examines the double-standards at work when it comes to politicians and the privacy of their families.
Fairfax County, Virginia, allows home businesses but prohibits them from keeping inventory on site.
The democratic socialist congresswoman has lamented that the public-school system hinges on zip codes.
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One of the officers was fired after arresting two six-year-olds in one day.