How Republicans Are Publicly Embracing Their Wives’ Influence for 2016

Politicians’ spouses are taking increasingly public roles in campaigns—and that’s good news for the GOP.

Sen. Rand Paul, R-Ky., joined by his wife Kelley Ashby, arrives to announce the start of his presidential campaign, Tuesday, April 7, 2015, at the Galt House Hotel in Louisville, Ky.
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