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Mitt Romney Announces Run for United States Senate

Mitt Romney Announces Run for United States Senate

In a video announcement, former US presidential candidate and LDS member Mitt Romney announced his running for United States Senate for the state of Utah. “Utah has a lot to teach the politicians in Washington,” Romney said. “I’ve decided to run for United States Senate because I believe I can help bring Utah’s values and Utah’s lessons to Washington…Given all that America …

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Donald Trump Passes on Mitt Romney for Secretary of State

The New York Times Writes: The Case for Mitt Romney

Featured Image Drew Angerer/Getty Images North America On Monday night, President-elect Donald Trump confirmed he will not be choosing former LDS presidential nominee Mitt Romney for secretary of state. According to two sources, Trump called Romney to give him the news after a long vetting process. Romney took to social media to share his thoughts: “It was an honor to have …

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The New York Times Writes: The Case for Mitt Romney

The New York Times Writes: The Case for Mitt Romney

Featured Image Drew Angerer/Getty Images North America Frank Bruni, an op-ed columnist for The New York Times, released a piece Tuesday titled “The Case for Mitt Romney.” In it, Bruni shares his opinion about why President-elect Donald Trump should choose former presidential nominee and LDS member Mitt Romney as his Secretary of State. “With Trump’s cabinet and staff picks so far, …

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Mitt Romney Confirms His “Far Reaching Conversation” with Donald Trump

Mitt Romney Finally Speaks About 2016 Presidential Race, Angers Donald Trump & Starts Twitter War

Photo: RD/Kabik/Retna Ltd./Corbis for NYMag.com Early last week, reports began circulating that former presidential nominee and LDS politician Mitt Romney would be meeting with President-elect Donald Trump. Romney has confirmed the meeting took place over the weekend. “We had a far-reaching conversation with regard to the various theaters in the world where there are interests of the United States of …

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Some Reports Suggest Mitt Romney May Be Considered for Secretary of State by Trump

Some Reports Suggest Mitt Romney May Be Considered for Secretary of State by Trump

Featured Image | Kristin Murphy, Deseret News According to multiple reports, former presidential nominee Mitt Romney will be meeting with president-elect Donald Trump this weekend to discuss a possible position for Romney in Trump’s cabinet. NBC News states a source close to Trump revealed the position discussed will be for the secretary of state position. However, the meeting has not …

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Mitt Romney’s Family Want Him to Run for President

Mitt Romney's Family Want Him to Run for President

Mitt Romney, the 2012 Republican presidential nominee, told CBS News’ John Dickerson his family is still encouraging him to enter the 2016 race. “I got an email from one of my sons yesterday, saying ‘You gotta get in, Dad! You gotta get in!” Romney told the “Face the Nation” moderator at the Aspen Ideas Festival in Colorado. However, Romney stressed he …

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Mormon Political Community Reacts to Orlando Massacre

Mormon Political Community Reacts to Orlando Massacre

Photo: Kevin Lamarque/Reuters Many LDS members serving in political office have reacted to massacre of 49 innocent people at a gay nightclub in Orlando this past weekend. Below are their condolences, their calls to action, and their views on the political debates that have arisen. Senator Harry Reid (D-Nevada, Senate Minority Leader)     This act of terror was an …

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Donald Trump on Mitt Romney: ‘Are You Sure He’s a Mormon?’

Donald Trump on Mitt Romney: 'Are You Sure He's a Mormon?'

AP Photo / John Locher Donald Trump spoke at a rally in Salt Lake City on Friday, where he said he loved Mormons but blasted Mitt Romney. “Do I love the Mormons?” Trump asked as cheers erupted from the crowd. “I have many friends that live in Salt Lake City — and by the way, Mitt Romney is not one …

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Mitt Romney Blasts Both Trump and Clinton in Speech from Utah

Mitt Romney Blasts Both Trump and Clinton in Speech from Utah

In his speech from the University of Utah, former presidential candidate Mitt Romney blasted both Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton while giving an impassioned plea for Americans to choose correctly. “I’m convinced America has greatness ahead and this is a time for choosing. God bless us to choose a nominee who will make that vision a reality,” Romney urged at …

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Mitt Romney to Deliver Major Speech on 2016 Presidential Race Thursday Morning

Mitt Romney to Deliver Major Speech on 2016 Presidential Race Thursday Morning

Photo: CHARLES DHARAPAK/ASSOCIATED PRESS Multiple news sources, including Fox News, the Washington Post, and NBC News, are reporting former Massachusetts governor and presidential hopeful Mitt Romney will deliver a speech Thursday about the 2016 presidential race. Though Romney considered running again in 2015, he decided against it. For most of the current election season, which seems to have throw the GOP into …

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