Lee: It Was Hell

In the New Hampshire snow, amid scorn and scrutiny, Lee Hart put on a brave front. She wore a red coat and a bright smile as her husband launched himself back in the spotlight. She said what was expected: "I've always believed in Gary. I never stopped believing in him." But a day later, when a raunchy taunt or two soured the comeback, the portrait of the political wife was, in a candid moment, etched in pain. As she rode through a storm of gray sleet in the backseat of a borrowed van, Lee Hart's eyes welled with tears. "I don't...

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