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WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama is sticking up for Ann Romney, the wife of Republican rival Mitt Romney and the target of a Democratic operative who suggested that she's unqualified to speak about the economy's tolls because she's "never worked a day in her life."
WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House — and President Barack Obama himself — rushed into a damage control campaign Thursday to blunt the impact of a Democratic consultant's suggestion that Ann Romney isn't qualified to discuss the economy because she "hasn't worked a day in her life."
WASHINGTON (AP) — The AFL-CIO's new "super" political action committee won't spend much on television ads, but will focus instead on mobilizing thousands of union and nonunion voters, officials at the labor federation said Thursday.
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama is denouncing criticism of Republican candidate Mitt Romney's wife by a Democratic consultant who said Ann Romney "hasn't worked a day in her life." Obama says there is no tougher job than being a mom.
EXETER, N.H. (AP) — Eyeing the November election, Vice President Joe Biden on Thursday called presumptive GOP presidential nominee Mitt Romney "out of touch" and "out of step" with history and basic American values.
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — Running for the Senate in Massachusetts, Mitt Romney once assured voters in a state with strong gun-control laws: "I don't line up with the NRA." Now the likely Republican presidential nominee, Romney will headline the National Rifle Association's annual convention Friday and assure tens of thousands of gun-rights activists that he's squarely on their side.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Ann Romney fought back Thursday against a Democrat who suggested she's no economic expert because she "hasn't worked a day in her life." Raising the five Romney sons, she said, was such a full-time job that her husband, Republican presidential contender Mitt Romney, considered it more important than his work as the family breadwinner.
WASHINGTON (AP) — A Democratic strategist is apologizing to Ann Romney for saying the stay-at-home wife of wealthy Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney has never worked a day in her life.
First lady could be more of a campaign trail draw than her husband.
Everywhere you turn in politics a war is raging — at least of words.