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Janna Ryan

Janna Ryan (L), wife of Republican vice presidential candidate Rep. Paul Ryan (R-WI), greets supporters during a campaign event at the Crenshaw Gymnasium on the campus of Randolph-Macon College August 11, 2012 in Ashland, Virginia. The chairman of the House Budget Committee, Ryan, 42, has been a member of Congress from Wisconsin since 1999 and has earned praise from the right for his conservative fiscal positions. (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Janna Ryan

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.