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FILE - In this Aug. 11, 2012 file photo, Janna Ryan, wife of Republican Vice Presidential candidate, Rep. Paul Ryan, R-Wis., partially visible behind her, greets crowd members in Norfolk, Va. Like her husband, Janna Ryan is a Washington veteran as a legislative staffer, attorney and lobbyist. Now a stay-at-home mom, she comes from a family rooted deep in Oklahoma politics. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer, File )

FILE - In this Aug. 11, 2012 file photo, Janna Ryan, wife of Republican Vice Presidential candidate, Rep. Paul Ryan, R-Wis., partially visible behind her, greets crowd members in Norfolk, Va. Like her husband, Janna Ryan is a Washington veteran as a legislative staffer, attorney and lobbyist. Now a stay-at-home mom, she comes from a family rooted deep in Oklahoma politics. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer, File )

Janna Ryan

October 12, 2012

Janna Ryan, thrust onto the national stage over the weekend of Aug. 11 when her

congressman husband Paul Ryan was named the Republican vice presidential

nominee, strikes an appealing image as a stay-at-home mom raising three

young children in Wisconsin.