The Democratic analyst and pollster Stan Greenberg said Wednesday they would welcome a Romney pick.
But child poverty also rose, according to the new report.
Citing hardship to women during the economic slump, they argue for legislation to strengthen protections against wage bias.
In many ways she would make history as first lady.
If she signals ambivalence, some supporters could stay home this fall.
The group counters attacks on the Democrat while broadening issues important to Evangelicals and others.
Despite its damp climate, the country has become the global leader in wind and solar power through a pioneering law. Now, Congress is weighing a similar bill.
The Interior Department considers a proposal to lift a 25-year ban on concealed weapons in national parks.