Big Bird

Sesame Street character Big Bird

Big Bird, Elmo to encourage kids to eat produce

WASHINGTON (AP) — A trip down the grocery store produce aisle could soon feel like a stroll down “Sesame Street.” Under an agreement being announced Wednesday by Michelle Obama, the nonprofit organization behind the popular […]


The Mitt Romney effect: Big Bird popular for Halloween

NEW YORK (AP) – Expect to see a lot of Big Birds on Halloween. Sales of Big Bird costumes are soaring since Mitt Romney said he liked Big Bird, but still would cut federal funds […]


Third parties to Obama, Romney: 'Leave us out'

WASHINGTON (AP) – What do a Navy mom, Big Bird and AARP have in common? They want President Barack Obama and Republican Mitt Romney to leave them alone. Both candidates are encountering cross words from […]


Sesame Workshop asks Obama campaign take down Big Bird ad

NEW YORK (AP) – The producers of “Sesame Street” have asked President Barack Obama’s re-election campaign to take down an ad it’s produced using Big Bird. The ad mocks Mitt Romney’s vow to end federal […]


Romney scratching his head over Obama, Big Bird

VAN METER, Iowa (AP) – Mitt Romney says he’s scratching his head over President Barack Obama’s focus on Big Bird. The president is featuring the “Sesame Street” star in a new campaign ad mocking Romney’s […]


Sesame Street casting Latino character

(AP) – So you grew up watching Elmo, Cookie Monster and Big Bird, and now you want to be friends with Rosita, Luis and Maria. If you are a bilingual actor or actress between the […]



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