Once protected from public scrutiny, the 27-year-old is seen as a "keen asset and symbol of family values," we're told. And, adds an adviser, a role is expected. "You always see the older kids. Gore, Kerry, Mondale all did it."
By Paul Bedard
The U.S. is launching air strikes to soften the group until the Iraqis and other regional allies can neutralize it, but some urge deeper involvement
In states like Arkansas, Michigan and Alaska, security at the U.S.-Mexico border has become a midterm campaign issue