Although Herman Cain said earlier this week that America would soon "meet my wife publicly in an exclusive interview," no television appearances have been scheduled for Gloria Cain, who has been largely absent from the campaign trail.
Both candidates delivered speeches at a summit for the conservative group Americans for Prosperity on Friday. While Mitt Romney seemed at times to be a corporate executive at a board meeting, received with warm applause, Herman Cain came on as a kind of conquering hero, greeted by standing ovations.
Demographers divide generations by birth year. But each group has also been shaped by the news, music and major cultural events of its era. So what really distinguishes a baby boomer from a Generation Xer, a millennial from a member of the silent generation? Share your defining moments.
The baby boomer generation came into politics with a liberal challenge to the establishment, but that hasn't made it a reliably Democratic voting block. This middle-aged group is deeply dissatisfied with the economy and frustrated with the president.
U.S. Ambassador Gary Locke returns to his ancestral village in southern China for the first time since his appointment. The Chinese-American was criticized as "a fake foreign devil who can't speak Chinese." But his humble behavior — flying economy, carrying his own bag — has won him many fans.
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