Mitt Romney

Mitt Romney
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Election Coverage from MPR

Today's pared down schedule at the Republican National Convention gave two Minnesota Republicans some extra time to focus on their own campaigns. (09/01/2008)
Some high-profile Minnesota Republicans are feeling low this afternoon with the news that former Massachusetts Governor Mitt Romney is dropping out the presidential race. (02/07/2008)
Republican Mitt Romney has ended his campaign for the presidency. That leaves John McCain as the clear front-runner for the Republican nomination, with Mike Huckabee and Ron Paul still in the race. Midday analyzes the impact on the campaign from here on out. (Midday, 02/07/2008)
John McCain effectively sealed the Republican presidential nomination on Thursday as chief rival Mitt Romney suspended his faltering presidential campaign. (02/07/2008)
Democrat Barack Obama won Minnesota's caucuses by a 2-1 margin over Hillary Clinton, but that doesn't necessarily mean he'll get twice as many delegates. Mitt Romney won the GOP straw poll, but the results are are nothing more than a beauty contest. (02/06/2008)
Sen. John McCain seized command of the race for the Republican presidential nomination early Wednesday. Democratic rivals Hillary Rodham Clinton and Barack Obama traded victories in an epic struggle with no end in sight. (02/05/2008)
As the candidates travel the country in anticipation of Super Tuesday, the real work is behind the scenes. That's where the campaigns are working furiously to get out the vote. (02/04/2008)
Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney made a brief, weekend stop in Minnesota to raise money and fire up his supporters before the state's precinct caucuses on Tuesday. (02/02/2008)
Democratic presidential candidate Barack Obama drew almost 20,000 fans to the Target Center for a speech Saturday afternoon in downtown Minneapolis. (02/02/2008)
Four presidential candidates have now planned stops in Minnesota over the next few days, ahead of Tuesday's political caucuses. The latest to announce her plans is Democrat Hillary Clinton, who will be here Sunday. (02/01/2008)

Candidate snapshot

Party: Republican


Date of Birth: 03/12/1947

Place of Birth: Detroit, Mich.

Education: MBA, Harvard Business School, 1975
JD, Harvard Law School, 1975
BA, Brigham Young University, 1971

Religion: Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints


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