October 21st, 2010
03:24 PM ET
8 years ago

Campaign Circus: First lady's green thumb pays off

(CNN) - As Election Day gets closer, the rhetoric gets more intense and, shall we say, passionate. Here are some things that you might have missed.

One mighty sweet potato

First lady Michelle Obama's green thumb is obvious, as is her approach to healthy living. But she has a bigger issue on her hands: a giant sweet potato plucked from the White House garden. See the photo HERE

But does he pay rent?

Jimmy McMillan was the relatively unknown New York gubernatorial candidate for the Rent is Too Damn High Party until he stole the show in a recent debate, in which he declared "The. Rent. Is. Too. Damn. High." It turns out he may not pay rent at all.

Candidate in hot water for deer-meat sales

George Hallarn, a Democrat running for commissioner in Fairfield County, Ohio, has been charged with illegally selling deer meat.

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  1. Jen

    Glad Michelle is promoting healthy food options. I love the ignorant right wingers claiming obesity in children is great and American.

    October 21, 2010 03:26 pm at 3:26 pm |
  2. stufthis

    I would like to hear more about the state rep. in Georgia who is a conservative Christian in the house, but a purveyor of porn toys at night.

    October 21, 2010 03:33 pm at 3:33 pm |
  3. andy

    Man.. she is the best, very smart! I definitely want to see her in the White House another 6 years.

    October 21, 2010 03:34 pm at 3:34 pm |
  4. stufthis

    Baggers buy their food from China, so I am sure they will have a lot of negative things to say.

    October 21, 2010 04:06 pm at 4:06 pm |
  5. gt

    speaking of green.. why hasnt the president tried to help alvin green in south carolina,,,

    October 21, 2010 04:50 pm at 4:50 pm |