Washington (CNN) - Politics is serious business, but not all of the time. From the halls of Congress to the campaign trail to the international stage, there's always something that gets a laugh or a second glance. Here are some of the things you might have missed:
One of the NBA's greats has a message for President Obama when it comes to his basketball game: You're toast. "I'm an old fat guy now, but I'll kick his ass," Charles Barkley told Conan O'Brien, referring to the two playing a one-on-one basketball game.