Wives Of Politicians, Politicians are always in the spotlight, but rarely does that light shine on the women in their lives. Some wives of politicians maintain their own careers, while others work as community activists. Find out more about the women behind the men in politics.
Biden: He is the current vice president of the United States who also served as a senator from Delaware from 1971 to 2009.
Boehner: He is the speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives who also serves as a representative for a congressional district in his home state.
|Debbie Boehner, center, at the opening session of Congress. She was flanked by her daughters, Tricia and Lindsay, right.|
Brown: The son of a former California governor , Brown served two terms as governor of the nation's largest state before being elected to a third non-consecutive term in 2011. At 73, he is the nation's oldest governor.
Brown: He is a senator from Massachusetts who also worked as a model. In 1982, he was named "America's Sexiest Man" by Cosmopolitan magazine .
Cain: He is a former candidate for this year's Republican presidential nomination. He suspended his campaign after multiple sexual misconduct allegations. Herman Cain endorses Newt Gingrich
Herman Cain's wife Gloria Cain: She has worked as a teacher and a librarian but is now a homemaker. The two, who apparently met at a grocery store that Cain worked at, went out on one date and then married after graduating college.
Emanuel: He is the mayor of Chicago after leaving his job as White House chief of staff. He also served as senior advisor to former President Bill Clinton. Rahm Emanuel jewish
Gingrich: He is a candidate for this year's Republican presidential nomination. He also has served as a political consultant and speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives (1995-1999).
Giuliani: He is the former mayor of New York who also ran for the Republican presidential nomination in 2008.
Jesse Jackson Jr.
Jackson Jr.: He is the son of civil rights activist Jesse Jackson and a representative for a congressional district in Illinois. There were reports he may have been involved in a former governor's corruption scandal.
Kerry: He is the 10th most senior U.S. senator and was once the Democratic presidential nominee .
Kucinich: He is the representative for a congressional district in Ohio. He was also a candidate for the Democratic presidential nomination in 2004 and 2008.
Lieberman: He is a senator from Connecticut who was also the Democratic nominee for vice president in 2000 . In 2006, he changed political parties.
McCain: He is a senator from Arizona who was also the Republican presidential nominee in 2008 .
Obama: He is the president of the United States and the first African-American to hold the office. He also served as a senator from Illinois.
Paul: He is the representative of a congressional district in Texas and a candidate for this year's Republican presidential nomination. It's his third time as a candidate.
Reid: He has been serving as a senator for Nevada since 1987. He is also the Senate majority leader and was previously the minority leader as well as a member of the U.S. House of Representatives.
Romney: He is a former governor of Massachusetts and a candidate for this year's Republican presidential nomination.
Sanders: He is a senator from Vermont who also served as a representative for a congressional district in the state and as a mayor.
Santorum: He is a former senator from Pennsylvania and a candidate for this year's Republican presidential nomination.