2016 Candidates' kids hit the campaign trail

Read Original Article
Photo: Krista Kennell / Shutterstock.com
Media Outlet: CBS News

Both sons also plan to contribute to Walker's campaign from campus, since they're active on Twitter and other social media platforms. Their integration to this point into their father's campaign has been pretty smooth, but there are dangers, warned Julian Zelizer, a political historian at Princeton.

"The more out front a child is, the more the press is willing to go after them and report everything. You want to be careful just to guard their privacy. I think that's another reason candidates are really careful in using this relationship," Zelizer told CBS News.

In the News:

Julian Zelizer is a fellow in New America's Political Reform program. He is the Malcolm Stevenson Forbes, Class of 1941 Professor of History and Public Affairs at Princeton University and writes a weekly column for CNN.com.