Politicians Love American Idol!
The Associated Press continues its "personal side" series by asking the presidential contenders about which reality TV shows they enjoy. Their answers were centered around one show in particular:
â¢ Sen. Joseph Biden of Delaware: "Don't have one."
â¢ Sen. Hillary Rodham Clinton of New York: "American Idol."
â¢ Sen. Christopher Dodd of Connecticut: "American Idol, which I say often reminds me of running for president sometimes."
â¢ John Edwards, former North Carolina senator: College basketball.
â¢ Rep. Dennis Kucinich of Ohio: No time for TV.
â¢ Sen. Barack Obama of Illinois: "Other than the U.S. Senate on C-SPAN? I don't watch them too often."
â¢ Gov. Bill Richardson of New Mexico: "Fox News."
â¢ Sen. Sam Brownback of Kansas: "None this season; too busy. Last season it was The Amazing Race."
â¢ Rudy Giuliani, former mayor of New York: Baseball.
â¢ Mike Huckabee, former governor of Arkansas: "Nashville Star, USA Network's country music competition."
â¢ Rep. Duncan Hunter of California: The Versus network, previously called the Outdoor Life Network.
â¢ Sen. John McCain of Arizona: Arizona Diamondbacks baseball.
â¢ Mitt Romney, former governor of Massachusetts: "American Idol."
â¢ Rep. Tom Tancredo of Colorado: "None.