The Eleanor Index

Hillary Clinton's planned race for the Senate demonstrates that First Ladies can have a political afterlife. A new biography of Eleanor Roosevelt got us wondering: Which of the current candidates' spouses has the most in common with the first among First Ladies?

CAME FROM ELITE FAMILY

ELEANOR Niece of Theodore Roosevelt

WINNER SABINA FORBES (8) (nee Beekman): father was a prominent clergyman

RUNNER-UP CINDY MCCAIN (nee Hensley): family owns a distribution company

WAS EDUCATED ABROAD

[ELEANOR] Went to finishing school in England where all classes were in French

[WINNER] ERNESTINE BRADLEY (2): raised in Germany; fluent in four languages

[RUNNER-UP] SABINA...

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