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How do politicians’ personal lives play into the public arena? Should they?

It’s two days before the South Carolina primary and a potential bombshell drops on a major candidate. Will it affect voters’ reactions, and how?

By Michael Corby Thu, January 26, 2012 4:35 pm EDT

Political Science Professor Marcella Washington, Ph.D., assesses the potential affect of Newt Gingrinch's ex-wife alleging his request for a non-traditional family arrangement. Washington discusses with WJXT Morning Show Anchor Staci Spanos whether it's appropriate for media to question individual candidates on their personal lives, whether the public has a right to know about certain aspects of public figures' lives, whether those revelations affect how people vote, and who in the public arena, if anyone, is exempt from questioning. (WJXT, Jan. 20, 2012)

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Michael Corby is a writer, editor and media liaison at Florida State College at Jacksonville, his employer since 1995. His knowledge of and connections with the faculty and staff at the College enable him to provide rapid response to media inquiries and pitch stories about the fantastic FSCJ faculty and students. Send news to Corby has a Bachelor of Arts in English and Theatre from Macalester College.

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