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Ten Letters
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A Life of Trial and Redemption
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No Apology
by Gov. Mitt Romney (2010)
Young Guns
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The Path to Prosperity
by Rep. Paul Ryan (2012)
Promises to Keep
by Vice Pres. Joe Biden (2007)
The Audacity of Hope
by Pres. Barack Obama (2006)
by Gov. Mitt Romney (2004)
Dreams from My Father
by Pres. Barack Obama (1996)

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Mitt Romney
The Man, His Values and His Vision,

by Lisa Ray Turner and Kimberly Field, published Aug. 2007

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    Firmly in the “legal but rare” camp.
    2005: Vetoed availability without Rx of morning-after pill.
Civil Rights
    1994: Gays ok in Boy Scouts.
    2006: Marriage: I agree with 3000 years of recorded history.
    Spun off Bain Capital from Bain Consulting & earned fortune.
    Mandatory sentence & higher penalty for repeat drunk driving.
Energy & Oil
    The time for true energy independence has come.
    Exporting carbon emissions to China hurts US and planet.
Foreign Policy
    2006: Blocked services for Iran’s Khatami speech at Harvard.
Gun Control
    Compromise MA gun bills were net gain for gun owner.
Health Care
    MA plan blends personal responsibility & universal coverage.
    Conservative idea: individual responsibility for health care.
Homeland Security
    Sharply increase military investment to face radical jihad.
    Make America more attractive for legal immigrants.
    Priorities: secure border, employer verification, no amnesty.
Principles & Values
    Father George Romney born & raised until age 5 in Mexico.
    Apologized for phrase “tar baby”, but not meant racially.
    2002: Offered Olympic job as “turnaround king”.
    1967: Father was presidency frontrunner until “brainwashed”.
    Wife Ann in remission from Multiple Sclerosis.
    Stresses commonality of Mormonism to mainstream Christianity.
    Evangelicals know Mormons are fiscal & social conservatives.
    Americans want person of faith as president, whatever brand.
    Reid(D) vs. Hatch(R) show that LDS doesn’t control opinions.
    Mormons for president included Udall (1976) & Hatch (2000).
    1984: As Mormon bishop, led recovery after church fire.
    Valedictorian at Brigham Young University.
Tax Reform
    Death tax just doesn’t make sense.
    To compete globally, invest in education and technology.
    Invest in nanotech and materials science.

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The Man, His Values and His Vision,

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