A short biography of Mitt Romney, who co-founded Bain Capital. He organized the 2002 Salt Lake Olympic Games, was elected Governor of Massachusetts in 2002, and campaigned for the Presidency in 2008 and 2012.
A short biography of Mitt Romney, the son of Michigan Governor George Romney. Mitt attended BYU and Harvard before he co-founded Bain Capital. He organized the 2002 Salt Lake Olympic Games, was elected governor of Massachusetts in 2002, and campaigned in 2008 to become the Republican Party's nominee for President and won that campaign in 2012, although losing the election to Barack Obama.
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Republicans and Democrats alike are gearing up for the 2012 elections, with debates and campaigns in full swing. With a Democrat in the White House, the GOP is hoping to capitalize on Tea Party support for a big win. The race is far from clear-cut at this point, as several big names contend for the candidacy. Here are the people who are vying for the highest office in the land in 2012.
2012 Presidential Hopefuls
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In 2012, Barack Obama and his vice president Joe Biden faced off against Republican candidate Mitt Romney and his running mate Paul Ryan in a run for the U.S. presidency. After a grueling campaign season, Barack Obama was re-elected to a second term as U.S. president on November 6th, 2012. Here's a look at the four candidates from the 2012 presidential election.
2012 Election Candidates
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When it comes to the campaign trail, these politicians aren't just hungry for votes, they're also hungry for the regional grub... (although, considering they are indeed politicians, they probably know that being seen gorging at a local eatery doesn't hurt in the PR factor). Explore our photographic homage on the art of political eating and realize that at least in this arena, all parties can come to an agreement that it does their image good. Click here for photo gallery: http://ow.ly/dsxzd
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