First Lady Michelle Obama is on Time Magazine’s convention “cover of the day,” and Tuesday night she’ll take the podium at the DNC.
Much like Ann Romney, Mrs. Obama is expected to highlight the human side of her husband. Both the president and Mitt Romney are considered elusive and as a result, Politico’s Lois Romano writes: “Never have two spouses in the same election been such significant and strategic players.”
Jeremy Hobson joins Robin Young as co-host of Here & Now in its new 2-hour format, from WBUR and NPR.
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Marianne Mollmann, director of programs at the International Gay and Lesbian Human Rights Commission, joins us to discuss gay rights from India to Uganda.6 Comments | more »
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