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    Ann Romney’s Plane Makes Emergency Landing

    IN FLIGHT, UNITED STATES - SEPTEMBER 01:  Republican presidential candidate, former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney (L) and his wife Ann Romney talk on the campaign plane on September 1, 2012 en route to New Hampshire. Mitt Romney is going to his vacation home in  New Hampshire for a few days off following the Republican National Convention and a few days of campaigning.  (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

    Justin Sullivan

    Ann Romney is safe after a private plane carrying her from California to Nebraska was forced to make an emergency landing in Colorado. The Romney campaign is reporting that the plane was forced to make an unexpected landing after smoke—allegedly the result of an electrical fire—began filling the cabin. All 10 people on board, including four staff members and two members of the Secret Service, left the incident unharmed. The Republican presidential nominee’s wife made headlines this week when she fired back at critics of her husband's campaign on a radio interview in Iowa, "You want to try it? Get in the ring."

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