Richard M. Nixon and John F. Kennedy are shown participating in the last of four debates in the 1960 presidential campaign. Kennedy was elected president in 1960 and became the first Catholic elected to the White House. Nixon, elected in 1968, was the second Quaker to be elected president.
June 5, 2012 in Nation/World on Page A1
LOS ANGELES – Maybe the economy is a political black hole, sucking every other issue into an impossibly dense void. Maybe Barack Obama and Mitt Romney are just private, cautious …