Ann Romney, the wife of Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney, opened up in a new interview about her struggle with multiple sclerosis on the campaign trail, including a “scare” she had ahead of Super Tuesday. (Political Hotsheet report by Stephanie Condon)
As Mitt Romney shifts from primary to general election mode, the presumptive Republican presidential nominee isre-introducing himselfto voters. A new video his campaign released today, celebrating the birthday of his wife Ann Romney, highlights Romney’s life as a husband and a family man. (Political Hotsheet report by Stephanie Condon)
Ann Romney, the wife of Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney, is at the center of the political universe right now. She wasn’t always. Her decision to stick up for her life choices and play offense in theback and forth with a supporter of the Obama administrationover women voters is just the latest in a long-evolving public image. Ann Romney has evolved from a likeable sidekick to a serious political player. (Political Hotsheet report by Sarah Boxer)
Until Thursday, it had been a pretty good week for the Obama campaign.
In the newly-declared battle to frame the general election, the president seemed to be winning. His “Buffett Rule” proposal - designed in part to define presumptive GOP nominee Mitt Romney as seeking to protect low tax rates for the one percent - was dominating the political news cycle. Meanwhile, the Romney camp wasscrambling to find some way to win over womenamid polls that showed Romney trailing the president by double-digits among female voters. (Political Hotsheet report by Brian Montopoli)
MOLINE, Ill. - On the campaign trail, Ann Romney regularly talks about being a wife and mother, usually steering clear of policy or voting demographics. But on Sunday, she made a specific pitch to women voters as her husband Mitt seeks to lessen President Obama’s current double-digit advantage among them. (Political Hotsheet report and photo by Sarah Boxer, CBS News and National Journal)