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Originally posted 08/29/2012 09:45AM
As the mother of five sons, Ann Romney knows a thing or two about the modern family – and motherhood.
"It's the moms of this nation – single, married, widowed – who really hold this country together," Romney said Tuesday night at the Republican National Convention in Tampa, Fla., where her husband Mitt Romney is the party's presidential nominee.
So, what is this mom's favorite TV show? The top-rated, Emmy-winning ABC sitcom Modern Family, she said in an interview with The Insider.
Originally posted 08/15/2012 07:00PM
Vice President Joe Biden may have sparked the latest war of words in the presidential campaign, but he'll get no talking-to from the boss on this one. Just a small sigh – and a vote of confidence.
PEOPLE sat down with President Obama one day after Biden's remark to voters in Virginia on Tuesday – that GOP running mates Gov. Mitt Romney and Rep. Paul Ryan are "going to put y'all back in chains" – and asked the President if he'd spoken to Biden about the controversial comment.
"Joe Biden has been an outstanding vice president. He is passionate about what's happening in middle-class families," he said. "So I will be talking to him a whole lot about the campaign generally."
Biden's comment sparked Romney to call the Obama campaign one of "division and hate and anger." But Obama, speaking to PEOPLE in Dubuque, Iowa, seemed unrattled by the controversy. He said Biden's words needed to be considered in context; that he was only saying "you, consumers, the American people, will be a lot worse off if we repeal these [Wall Street reform] laws as the other side is suggesting."
5 Things You Missed This Weekend: the Olympics Wraps Up, Jennifer Aniston's Engaged, Paul Ryan's a V.P. Hopeful & More!
Originally posted 08/13/2012 06:00AM
The 2012 London Olympic Games have come to a close, but don't worry – we've got everything you missed while you were singing along to One Direction and the Spice Girls during Sunday's closing ceremony. Here are five fun things you may have missed this weekend:
5. Stephen Baldwin Is a Real-Life Hero!Stephen Baldwin may play a hero in the movies, but this weekend he proved he's also a hero in real life! The actor, 46, helped a woman having a seizure in New York City on Thursday. "I held her hand and said a few prayers," Baldwin said. (Read about Baldwin's bravery.)
4. Hats Off to Stylish Mom Rachel Zoe The apple doesn't fall far from the tree! Rachel Zoe and son Skyler hit L.A. boutique Kitson where the stylish duo tried on hats. Celebrity stylist mom Rachel paired hers with platform heels while 16-month-old Skyler chose toy cars as his preferred accessory. (Check out their fearless fashion.)
Originally posted 08/12/2012 09:00PM
However tough and tight the race against President Obama gets this fall, Janna Ryan predicts that her husband Paul Ryan and Mitt Romney can count on one thing: fun.
PEOPLE was first to sit down with the freshly minted Republican presidential ticket and their wives on Sunday morning, 24 hours after Romney announced the 42-year-old Wisconsin congressman as his pick for a running mate.
The two candidates, Mrs. Ryan and Romney's wife, Ann, laughed easily aboard their campaign bus between stops in North Carolina.
Originally posted 08/11/2012 11:45AM
America's first catfish-wrestling vice president?
After Mitt Romney's announcement Saturday that Rep. Paul Ryan will be his running mate, the spotlight intensified on the 42-year-old GOP congressman from Janesville, Wis., a policy wonk with a passion for fiscal conservatism and, yes, wrangling catfish.
Here's what you need to know about Romney's pick:
Originally posted 04/18/2012 02:45PM
World leaders, singers, TV personalities – who influences you?
According to Time magazine, which on Wednesday released its annual list of the 100 Most Influential People in the World, U.S. President Barack Obama, Israel's Benjamin Netanyahu, North Korea's Kim Jong are in the mix, along with Kristin Wiig, Chelsea Handler, Adele, Rihanna, Matt Lauer, Stephen Colbert, Claire Danes and Mitt Romney.
Originally posted 01/13/2012 03:25PM
With some 2012 presidential aspirants considering dropping out after the New Hampshire and Iowa caucuses, one hopeful is just now throwing his hat into the ring.
Stephen Colbert announced his bid for "candidacy for the president of the United States of South Carolina" on Thursday's The Colbert Report, the satirical Comedy Central news show on which he poses as a conservative political pundit.
Colbert, 47, is polling at 5 percent in his home state, ahead of longstanding candidate Jon Huntsman.
The TV host's previous attempt to get on the ballot in South Carolina, for the 2008 election, was blocked by Democratic Party officials.
Originally posted 02/07/2008 01:15PM
Former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney, who trailed Arizona Sen. John McCain on Super Tuesday, will suspend his presidential campaign, he announced Thursday.
"This isn't an easy decision. I hate to lose," Romney said during a midday speech in Washington, D.C. He said he was withdrawing to bolster Republican chances against Democratic candidates Barack Obama and Hillary Clinton.
Romney picked up 270 delegates in races this week, to McCain's 680. In addition, supporters of former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee helped to erode a large portion of Romney's conservative base.
– Stephen M. Silverman
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