Michelle Obama and Cindy McCain differ widely on their views as to how race has impacted this year's presidential election, according to interviews with both in the new issue of Good Housekeeping.Obama said race has absolutely impacted the race, while McCain downplayed the effect, and said race does not enter into the election at all.

"I think absolutely it has," Obama said about the impact of race. "We are talking about issues that we have never talked about before out in the open. The good and the bad." The potential First Lady stressed that for children to see Barack ObamaBarack Hussein ObamaObama to join NBA Africa as strategic partner Obama setting up big bash to celebrate his 60th A path to climate, economic and environmental justice is finally on the horizon MORE and Hillary Clinton represented as serious contenders in the presidential race, it changes their impression of available possibilities.

"I think it