If she became First Lady, Cindy has said that she would make adoption, foster care and health care her issues. She also hopes she could be a role model for people who want to fight drug addiction. "I'm in recovery," she told Newsweek during the last campaign. "If I can do it, then maybe they can too." As First Lady, she would be part Eleanor Roosevelt and part Betty Ford.
Spouses still play a major role in voters' views of the candidates. Electing a First Lady (or a First Husband) is not unlike electing a vice president. The public image of a relationship can make or break a campaign.
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Barbara Kantrowitz is a senior writer for Newsweek.
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