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
Wisconsin governor confronts a question that has vexed presidential candidates for decades: What kind of cheese do I want on my sandwich?
"They're willing to say extreme things, outlandish things to get on TV, to get in the debates," the Louisiana governor said
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