Sen. Bill Frist (left) gives a mock smallpox vaccine during a training session in 2003. Frist, a surgeon, once gave CPR to a visitor who collapsed in a Senate office building.
April 13, 2012 Newark Mayor Cory Booker is part of an elite list of politicians who have rescued people in distress. Here's a partial list of other elected officials who've gone beyond the call of duty.
May 27, 2011 Arnold Schwarzenegger might be a little radioactive right about now, especially in a state full of social conservatives like Iowa. But that didn't stop Mitt Romney who was campaigning in Des Moines Friday from referring to the former California governor as "my friend."
May 17, 2011 Politicians are probably no more prone to immorality and hypocrisy than the general populace. Divorce courts and prisons are full of non-politicians. So why does it seem so much more shocking when politicians, who are humans after all, get caught out doing wrong?
Happier times: Nov. 17, 2003, Arnold Schwarzenegger is sworn in as governor of California. His wife, Maria Shriver, was by his side.
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May 17, 2011 When he got into politics in 2003, Arnold Schwarzenegger fended off allegations that he had groped and humiliated women in the past. Now he's no longer governor of California, and there's word that he fathered a child with an aide a decade ago.
Aerial view of a home in Escondido that police say was a "bomb factory."
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December 2, 2010 Authorities discovered what may be the largest cache of homemade explosives ever found in one location in the U.S.
The guv, looking for Russia from high over Alaska.
September 10, 2010 The California Republican's "tweet" is a bit of a humorous jab. Palin will forever be linked with something that's often misquoted.
June 18, 2010 NPR's "Battleground Poll" not only shows that Republicans may make gains, but also the power of gerrymandered districts in today's political debate.
June 3, 2010 Remembering Gary Coleman, who died recently, and who ran a mostly-forgotten campaign for governor of California during the recall election of 2003.
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