Presidential press conferences and official speeches are commonplace on TV, but less-formal appearances are rare for the commander in chief. President Obama's appearance on "The Tonight Show with Jay Leno" Tuesday got us thinking: Which other sitting presidents have appeared on TV? Read on for six more examples.
The President was in the key swing state of Ohio on Sunday, trying to rally the base which helped elect him two years ago.
Despite fundraising appearances from the Obamas, Alexi Giannoulias (D), the state treasurer, is in a dead heat with Mark Kirk (R), who represents Illinois’s 10th District.
After a violent week of killings in Mexico, Tiffany Hartley, the wife of a slain American, refuses to travel across the border to file a complaint. However, Americans continue to disregard travel warnings.
Derided for melodrama and outlandish plots, daytime soap operas have dwindled. But their influence and offspring are turning up in prime time.
Meg Whitman and Jerry Brown, candidates for California governor, will debate for the final time Tuesday, with Tom Brokaw moderating. The candidates have spent a lot of time dwelling on scandal recently.
Condoleezza Rice doesn't miss her former job of US Secretary of State. Rice also said current Secretary Hillary Clinton has reached out to her.
Economic anxiety drives isolationism and nationalism. The anti-trade 'Tariff Act' of 1930 deepened the depression, despite claims that it would save American jobs and revive the economy. Sound familiar?