Why Did 'Idol' Bump Candidates?

Last night's special episode of "American Idol" featured a slew of stars, from Brad Pitt, who received a standing ovation, and Reese Witherspoon, speaking on behalf of the Children's Defense Fund, to Miley Cyrus, Sting, Keifer Sutherland and even British Prime Minister Gordon Brown. But who didn't make the cut at the end of the two hours? Hillary Clinton, Barack Obama and John McCain. The presidential candidates all taped appeals for charity for "Idol Gives Back," but when the special telethon...Full Story
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