After a year of surprises and let-downs, victories and "shellackings," who emerged as 2010's "most admired" men and women?
According to Gallup, President Barack Obama remains the country's "most admired" man, with 22 percent of Americans admiring him above all others. Obama took over the No. 1 spot in 2008, shortly after being elected as the 44th President:
In an interesting tie for 8th place are conservative radio and television host Glenn Beck and former Democratic President Jimmy Carter:
On the female side of things, Secretary of State Hillary Clinton took the top spot, followed closely by No. 2., former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin: