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Fashion Faceoff: Michelle Obama vs. Ann Romney in All Pink!

Fashion Faceoff: Michelle Obama vs. Ann Romney in All Pink!

Originally posted 10/17/2012 11:10AM

Both ladies wore the hue for Tuesday night's presidential debate, but who wore it better?


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The Real Winner of the Presidential Debate? Big Bird ... According to Twitter | Barack Obama, Big Bird, Mitt Romney

UpdatePosted 10/04/2012 04:15PM

Presidential Debate Winner: Big Bird (According to Twitter)

Originally posted 10/04/2012 11:45AM

During the first of three presidential debates Wednesday night, the hottest topic on social media wasn't the economy. It wasn't job creation. It wasn't even the word "trillion" – although that word got thrown around a lot.

It was the 8'2" yellow feathered Muppet, Big Bird.

While debating President Barack Obama, Republican candidate Mitt Romney said he would cut programs funded by borrowed dollars from China – PBS included. "I like PBS, I love Big Bird," Romney said, "but I'm not going to keep on spending money on things, to borrow money from China to pay for it."

The comment ignited a firestorm, with parody accounts for Big Bird and his fellow, presumed unemployed Sesame Street residents springing up immediately, and Twitter's best snarkologists – and celebrities – took to the social network to share their thoughts on the childhood icon's endangered status.

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What's Ann Romney's Favorite TV Show?

Ann Romney's Favorite Show Is Modern Family

Originally posted 08/29/2012 09:45AM

As the mother of five sons, Ann Romney knows a thing or two about the modern family – and motherhood.

"It's the moms of this nation – single, married, widowed – who really hold this country together," Romney said Tuesday night at the Republican National Convention in Tampa, Fla., where her husband Mitt Romney is the party's presidential nominee.

So, what is this mom's favorite TV show? The top-rated, Emmy-winning ABC sitcom Modern Family, she said in an interview with The Insider.

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