Giuliani's daughter backing Obama
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WASHINGTON - The daughter of Republican hopeful Rudy
Giuliani has signaled she's backing Democrat Barack
Obama for president.
According to her Facebook profile, Giuliani's
17-year-old daughter, Caroline, belonged to Democrat
Barack Obama's Facebook group "Barack Obama (One
Million Strong for Barack)." She left the group Monday
morning after the online magazine Slate sent an
Her profile can be viewed by Facebook users who have
access to New York City's Trinity School or Harvard
University networks. Caroline, who is Giuliani's
daughter with his second wife, Donna Hanover, recently
graduated from Trinity and will attend Harvard in the
Slate posted a screen shot of her profile, which uses
a slightly different last name. She lists herself as
having liberal political views.
Giuliani, a leading Republican candidate, has asked
for privacy to deal with strained relationships in his
family. Son Andrew, 21, has said their relationship
became distant after Giuliani's messy divorce from the
children's mother and his marriage to third wife
"There's obviously a little problem that exists
between me and his wife," Andrew Giuliani told The New
York Times earlier this year.
In May, Giuliani attended his daughter's high school
graduation but kept a low profile, sitting in a last
row balcony seat with his wife and leaving without
speaking to his daughter, the New York Daily News
Neither the Giuliani nor Obama campaigns had any
comment on Caroline's political preference.