Supporters react during Ann Romney's speech on Tuesday at the Republican National Convention.
August 29, 2012 The speech, the experts and pundits proclaimed, needed to humanize Mitt Romney. But it also served as a vehicle to humanize her, a woman of great attractiveness and expensive polish touched by cancer, multiple sclerosis and the trials of raising five sometimes screaming children.
August 28, 2012 Ann Romney's address to the Republican National Convention tonight is meant to humanize her husband, Mitt, and chip away at his "likability gap" with President Obama. So how does she relieve the pressure? By baking her grandmother's Welsh cakes for the press corps.
Ann Romney is expected to play more of a traditional "first lady" role in tonight's address, while N.J. Gov. Chris Christie will likely throw some punches at the Obama administration.
August 28, 2012 Ann Romney and N.J. Gov. Chris Christie, two of tonight's speakers at the Republican National Convention, represent the event's two core messages: humanizing Mitt Romney (Ann's job) and bringing the attack against President Obama (Christie's strength).
Ann and Mitt Romney, on March 20, celebrating his win in the Illinois primary.
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May 1, 2012 "I still look at him as the boy that I met in high school when he was playing all the jokes and really just being crazy, pretty crazy," Ann Romney said today on CBS.
Democratic strategist Hilary Rosen, during her appearance on CNN.
April 12, 2012 When Democratic strategist Hilary Rosen questioned whether Ann Romney can relate to the problems of most American women, her words sparked a political firestorm.
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