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Starting as early as next spring, eggplant could be brought to you by Elmo, Big Bird could be pushing the beets and the Cookie Monster could become the Celery Monster. The produce association will develop guidelines for how members should use the characters.  (Photo by Gail Oskin/Getty Images for Children's Hospital Boston)

First Lady To Announce Sesame Street Deal That Markets Fruits, Vegetables To Kids

Under an agreement being announced Wednesday by Michelle Obama, the nonprofit organization behind the popular children’s educational program will allow the produce industry to use Elmo, Big Bird and Sesame Street’s other furry characters free of charge to help market fruits and veggies to kids.

10/30/2013

Grover Norquist (Credit: JIM WATSON/AFP/Getty Images)

Opinion: Grover Puts Himself Before Party And Country

Grover is the ultimate in single interest constituencies in Washington. He is not accountable to anybody. He does not disclose who funds him, who pays him to do what he does or how much he is paid to blackmail GOP Members of Congress to sign his pledge not to raise taxes.

11/21/2012

Big Bird (Photo by Matthew Peyton/Getty Images)

Opinion: Big Bird And America Want No Part Of The Big Bird Attack Ad

The Obama campaign’s thinking – or non-thinking – that America will be distracted by Big Bird when there are so many other really important issues involving real people is nothing more than an insult to every Americans’ intelligence.

10/11/2012

Mitt Romney (Photo by Steve Pope/Getty Images)

Opinion: Romney’s Move To The Middle Is Nothing More Than Baseless Rhetoric

Why is Mitt Romney, the severely Conservative candidate for president, all of a sudden moving to the middle?

10/09/2012

Mitt Romney collects his papers after the debate (Photo credit: JEWEL SAMAD/AFP/GettyImages)

Opinion: Upon Further Review: Mitt Romney May Have Cheated To Win The Debate

There was a moment in the debate that will be discussed in the days ahead that everyone missed until yesterday. A review of the debate tape reveals that, apparently, Mitt Romney needed a cheat sheet to keep the lies straight.

10/05/2012

Republican presidential candidate, former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney speaks during the Presidential Debate at the University of Denver on October 3, 2012 in Denver, Colo. (credit: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Romney: ‘I Like Big Bird,’ But I’m Cutting PBS

Despite being a Big Bird fan, Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney will cut funding to PBS if he gets elected president.

10/03/2012

On Wednesday, Mitt Romney said that federal funding for PBS and NPR would be slashed if he was presidentt, and that public broadcasting entities would need advertisements and private donations to stay afloat. (credit: Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Romney: ‘Not Going To Kill Big Bird’ With PBS Advertising

Mitt Romney indicated during a Wednesday campaign stop in Iowa that he would cut spending on public television, saying that PBS needed to be supported by advertisements and private donations.

12/29/2011

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