Policy nuances often fail to stick in the minds of debate viewers. It's all about delivering the most memorable moment.
Global audiences have heard of US election terms like the primaries, the conventions and the Electoral College. But the history and exact meaning of these terms remains a mystery to many.
Kennedy’s murder has spawned countless books, films, television documentaries and websites, each devoted to solving the crime. And yet any agreement on the 'truth' seems as unlikely as ever.
For a growing number of people, the truth will never be enough.
Songs no longer relay party platforms. Instead, they're used to promote "celebrity" candidates.
Ted Kennedy, long idolized as the Lion of the Senate, miscalculated badly when he challenged incumbent Jimmy Carter for the Democratic nomination. The results haunt liberals to this day.