Race for the White House: Candidates' Spouses' Approval Ratings Rise

First lady Michelle Obama and Ann Romney use popularity to help husbands' campaigns
3:00 | 11/05/12

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The real rate and the real stars in the race for the white house, first lady michelle obama and ann romney, both have higher approval ratings than their husbands. They've been putting that to work in these final days. They're going all out. They're going all out. In the final hours, both candidates are counting on the candidates' wives to reel in the undecided voters. For michelle obama and ann romney, it's a long grueling road. It's an emotional day for me because I wish I could tell you what I've learned on the road. Reporter: They've been there every step of the way from the photo ops. May I introduce to you -- Reporter: To some speeches. This sour time. Reporter: To the convention speeches. Michelle, I love you so much, what a lucky man I am. Ann would have succeeded at anything she wanted to do. Reporter: More more than a year, both women displaying equal parts charm. -- Love you so much. Reporter: And steely endurance. We've been in so many of your communities. Reporter: Michelle obama has campaigned at 191 events. It sounds like you're fired up and ready to go. there, too. This this weekend appearing in five states. It's amazing to have this kind of emotion come to us. It makes me believe we can win colorado. Reporter: Throughout the campaign, both women have tried to show voters the other side of their husbands. And what does mitt wear to bed? I think the best answer is as little as possible. Whoa! That's a good answer. First presidential debate was on your 20th wedding anniversary. Go figure. And there's your wedding photo that we're showing right now. And the two of you look exactly the same. He's a lot more gray. Reporter: Michelle obama and ann romney has been praised for their wit, their fashion and many saying the race is too close to call, unfortunately for the campaign, neither women is on the ballot. But there is going nobody rest in these final hours. Ann romney is just ahead to florida, virginia, and new hampshire. The first lady, north carolina, florida and iowa. So a sprint to the very end. And they deserve a nice gift from their husbands. They really have. And now to lady gaga. The superstar is opening up

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