Rachel Campos-Duffy may be more well-known nationally than in Wisconsin.continue at JS
She laughs at that notion.
"That's OK with me," she said. "We lead public lives, but Sean and I are very private. We're home on Friday nights and don't do a lot of socializing. We want to be with our kids at home."
Sean is her husband, Republican U.S. Rep. Sean Duffy, who represents the state's sweeping rural, northwestern 7th Congressional District.
Campos-Duffy is a Latina, an outspoken Republican conservative and the mother of six. She's also a television personality, pundit, blogger, speaker and author of the book "Stay Home, Stay Happy: 10 Secrets to Loving At-Home Motherhood."
Last week, she was in New York to appear on NBC's "Today" show, where she discussed family and social media as part of a panel with three other women. She also appeared on a web show and attended meetings on various projects, she said.
She's made many appearances on TV's "The View." Twice she was considered for the "conservative" spot on the daily talk show.
She had a parenting blog for AOL and now contributes to the "Today" show blog - Moms.Today.com. She also contributes to the National Review Online, The American Spectator and Catholicvote.org. She has a manager, a hosting agency and a literary agent.
She was in Milwaukee on Saturday to speak at the Salute to Hispanic Women conference and luncheon in her role as a spokeswoman for the LIBRE Initiative, a national organization that advances economic empowerment in the nation's Hispanic community.