Ann Romney, fresh off her blockbuster speech, turned her charms on Hispanic voters this afternoon, telling the group of traditionally loyal Democrats they "are mistaken if they think they're going to be better off with Obama."
"It's also very important that the Latino community realize how important this election is for them," she said. "The simplest way to say it is, if Mitt Romney wins, America wins."
Republican Party leaders at the Latino Coalition event where both Ann Romney and her son Craig made an appearance called Ann the "star" of last night, and said her husband Mitt Romney and Vice Presidential candidate Paul Ryan have some big shoes to fill when it comes to their own speeches.
"I don't know how they're going to top her," laughed Sharon Day, co-chair of the Republican National Party. "She's wonderful, and it was a huge night for Republican women last night.
Craig Romney, the youngest of Ann's five sons, agreed.
"How 'bout that speech she gave by the way? She hit it out of the park," he said. "She is a huge asset to our family she is a huge asset to my father's campaign."
Craig Romney, who speaks fluent Spanish, urged Latino voters to support his dad.
"There are really some amazing and inspirational leaders in the Hispanic community and I believe our party is better for that," he said.
Romney has been struggling in the polls with both female and Latino voters, and Ann and Craig have worked hard to reach out to the vital communities.
"My importance in speaking out is making sure those coalitions that would naturally be voting for another party wake up and say you better look at the issues, you better look at your future," said Ann Romney.
The speech comes as Luis Fortuno, Gov. of Puerto Rico, was set to speak tonight at the Republican National Convention before U.S. Rep. Ryan (R-Wisc.).
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