Thursday, October 21, 2010
Political Surrogates Rally Voter Base in the Run-Up to U.S. Elections
VOAVideo: Political Surrogates Rally Voter Base in the Run-Up to U.S. Elections
First Lady Michelle Obama, former Republican Vice Presidential candidate Sarah Palin, and former President Bill Clinton have been enlisted by their respective parties to campaign for candidates in trouble in November's midterm elections. Why do these people appeal to American voters, while actual party leaders such as U.S. President Barack Obama are struggling? VOA's Laurel Bowman explains.