Retired astronaut Mark Kelly, who became a prominent gun-control advocate after his wife, former US Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords, was shot in a failed assassination attempt, has announced he will run to finish John McCain’s last term in the US Senate.
Franklin and McCain, names to conjure with. They evoke whole worlds on their own. They trigger differing re- actions, now in death as well as in life.
Donald Trump has been criticised for mentioning Kanye West and Kim Kardashian West at his latest rally while ignoring a political rival who has stopped treatment for brain cancer.