A seasoned political correspondent shares how she has approached the tricky subject of politics and other hard news with her kids, turning them into educated citizens who can vote on their own without mom looking over their shoulder.
New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie has chosen Oct. 16 as the date of a special election to fill the seat held by the late Sen. Frank Lautenberg. It's a curious choice.
High black voter turnout, plus a lower turnout from white voters, gave President Obama the edge in swing states and a victory in 2012, signaling the importance of minority voters going forward.