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Mitt Romney Slow Jams the News

Mitt Romney dropped out of sight after he lost the U.S. Presidential election in late 2012, but early in 2014, he seemed to be everywhere.  The documentary, Mitt, was screened at the Sundance Film Festival in January, after being picked up by Netflix late in the month.  Then a short youtube video went viral, showing Mitt shuffling across the stage Gangnam style with Alex Boyé.    The latest video showing Mitt’s...

Record Number of Mormons Serving in US Congress

The year following the unsuccessful run of Mitt Romney for president of the United States will see the largest number of Mormons serving in Congress since the year 2000. There will be seventeen Mormons (a nickname for members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints) in Congress beginning in January 2013. Most, but not all, are Republicans. Although more United States Mormons are Republican than Democrat, that...

What the 2002 Olympic Games say about Mitt Romney

By Dallin Kimble A week into the Olympics in London, the Games have certainly caught the world’s attention. The UK Border Agency estimates 4 billion people will watch the London Olympics from all over the world. Perhaps a bit out of the ordinary, many of those viewers have also seen news stories and special reports on the behind-the-scenes details and leadership of another Olympic Games held ten years ago in Salt Lake...

Mormon Mitt Romney Secures Nomination

The state of Texas held its Republican presidential primary at the end of May, and Mormon candidate Mitt Romney easily won, giving him more than the 1,144 delegates he needs to secure the Republican nomination for president of the United States.   In Texas 152 of the state’s 155 delegates were at stake, and Romney went into the contest, needing only 78 more delegates to clinch the nomination.   The nomination will...