As the GOP opened its convention on Tuesday, they kept the focus on one of the most critical groups of voters, and so far among the most elusive for GOP support, women.
Monica Owens says politics is in her blood. She was 15 years old when her father, Bill Owens, was elected governor of Colorado. Today, at 28, she is one of Colorado’s youngest national delegates and the chair of Women for Mitt.
A nation at war, crippling joblessness and a looming budget standoff that could wreck the economy have been overshadowed in recent days by an issue that polls show doesn’t even crack voters’ lists of top 10 concerns: abortion.