Frank, a former Jeb Bush supporter who is now undecided, has brought up Benghazi over breakfast. ”In the midst of the most contentious election cycle in recent memory, interparty Democratic-Republican couples who once agreed to disagree have become seriously strange bedfellows.
Becoming a working mother has made Amy passionate about issues like family leave and equal pay, but her concerns seem to fall on deaf ears with her more conservative and corporate-minded husband, who can’t necessarily relate. A 2014 Pew Research Center study found that politics are more partisan now than at any point in the last two decades.
In the custody case, Langton told the 39-year-old from Lake Orion to get her own house in order and make payments in full to the boy’s father by this Friday.“I’m tired of the parties being back here every other week,” said Langton, referring to five separate disputes over missed parenting time. and could include jail time.”Curtis — who has rehabbed a historic mansion near downtown Detroit — is in a custody fight with Shane Maguire of Saint Paul, Minnesota, for their 15-month old son, Harper, born out of wedlock.
Maguire, 53, sued Curtis in November for joint custody and shared parenting time.
“Bottom line is, if I didn’t agree with what Barack was saying, I would not support his run.
I stand there proudly and I hope they are too, standing with their spouses proudly. ”When Colbert brought up Melania cribbing from Michelle’s 2008 Democratic National Convention speech during her remarks at the Republican National Convention, the first lady smiled and then deadpanned: “Yeah, that was tough.”If Hillary Clinton was running against Jeb Bush, or almost any Republican candidate other than Donald Trump, I doubt the Obamas would be devoting themselves to getting Clinton elected in such an ambitious and unprecedented way.
As the political landscape grows ever more partisan, “our disagreements have become more apparent, more divisive, and more confrontational,” Amy, who supports Hillary Clinton, told me.Presidential campaigns are tough, but among the First Ladies, there is usually an unspoken civility and sisterhood.Back in 2008, when Barack Obama was running for president, his wife Michelle was heavily criticized when she said off-the-cuff, “For the first time in my adult life, I am proud of my country.” It was George W.In the cases of police violence against young African-American men, like Michael Brown and Trayvon Martin, Frank often defended the police, while Amy attacked her husband’s “sense of white privilege.”“Frank has said things to me like, ‘Had I known you felt this way, I wouldn’t have married you,’ ” Amy said. As a recent Vox headline read: “Political Identity Is Fair Game for Hatred.” A study by Joseph Grenny and David Maxfield, cofounders of corporate training firm Vital Smarts, found that 1 in 3 people have been “attacked, insulted, or called names” over political clashes, and 1 in 4 have had a political debate hurt a relationship.According to the online poll of more than 1,800 people, most heated political sparring matches—40 percent—take place at home.