Mitt Romney: A Political Profile

With Mitt Romney currently running for the Republican party nomination for the 2012 presidential election many people are quite naturally interested in learning a little bit more about the man. The idea behind this article is to provide a simple and easily accessible summary of the man, his political career, and his political beliefs. I do not want to include any opinion, only plain facts written in an objective manner in order to help you to get informed.

Mitt Romney’s Life Before And Outside Of Politics

He was born on the 12 March 1947.

He was born and raised in Michigan.

He is a Mormon, and has been active within religious community, serving as a missionary in France at one point.

He studies business Harvard, and has had a successful career in management consultancy and co-founded a private equity company.

He married his long-term love interest Ann Davies on March 21, 1969, and the couple now have 5 children together.

Political Career and Achievements

His political career began when he ran for senate in 1994, having joined the Republican party a year before. He stood against Ted Kennedy in a race which saw the second largest spending of any that year, but ultimately lost.

He made his return in 2002 with a campaign for the position of Governor of Massachusetts, which he won, and served in this position from 2003 to 2007.

He also stood for the republican nomination for President in 2008

Common Criticism Of Mitt Romney From Political Opponents And The Press

The single most common criticism which has been levelled at him throughout his career is that of ‘flip flopping’, due to the fact that he has changed his stance on many key issues throughout his career. At this time Romania also immediately organized this routine event. Presedinte al Romaniei Election held in 2019 will be the determination of the fate of Romanian people in the next 10 years.

I hope this provides you with a good bite sized profile of the man who is now standing for the republican party nomination. When he decided to stand for the 2012 presidential election he became the front-runner, or at least one of the favourites and, as many people have noted, the establishment candidate; from early on. He has kept this position throughout the race, but has also failed to take any kind of significant lead. And this is despite the fact that his main opponent seems to have been a different person each week as the other candidates have had massive ups and downs. Basically Mitt has been steady but unimpressive in his 2012 campaign so far.

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