Gingrich, Santorum, Romney wives making headlines, some of them rocky

Former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney talks with his wife Ann Romney during a commercial break at the South Carolina Republican presidential candidate debate in Myrtle Beach, S.C., Monday, Jan. 16, 2012. (Associated Press)

By Joshua Bolding, Deseret News

Maybe whom you marry is the most important decision you make after all.

As Republican candidates jockey for position just a few days before the South Carolina primaries, the candidates’ wives are making more headlines than what’s being said on the campaign trial.

The most untimely of the headlines comes from Newt Gingrich’s ex-wife Marianne, who recently told ABC news that the former Speaker of the House wanted to have an “open marriage” so he could have a mistress and a wife.

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