Political wives are the norm, but the presidential campaigns of Michele Bachmann and Sarah Palin could possibly give the U.S. its first female president, and first "first husband."
Political wives are a known commodity in presidential politics. But what about political husbands?
The 2012 Republican presidential campaign could answer that question with the possibility that two high profile women -- Michele Bachmann and Sarah Palin -- will run.
Bachmann's husband, Marcus, is seen as her closest adviser. The two met in high school and he has been involved in every aspect of her political career and is a constant presence at her side as she ramps up her presidential bid.
Bachmann is a psychologist who runs a counseling center in Minnesota. He and his wife have been married since the late 1970s and have five children together. The Bachmanns have also been foster parents to 23 other children.
Palin's husband, Todd, is better known nationally. Commonly referred to as the "first dude" fromRead More »from The Fast Fix: The first ‘first husband’?