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        Mitt Romney | The Contenders - 16 for '16

        Mitt Romney entered the ring with a sterling record as former CEO of Bain Capital, CEO of the highly successful 2002 Winter Olympics in Salt Lake City, and the first governor in the United States to enact universal health care for his state. Romney outperformed Obama during the first presidential debate, destabilized the incumbent, and got a huge lift in the polls. But in the end, the squeaky clean Mormon husband and father of five, who pledged to clean up Washington with corporate “executive-in-chief” efficiency couldn’t shake the “elitist, out of touch” label.

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        Mitt Romney: Interactive Timeline

        Click the image to use the interactive timeline to learn about Mitt Romney's role in saving the 2002 Salt Lake City Games, his wife's horse in Olympic competition 10 years later, and of course, his presidential campaign.

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        Mitt Romney: Mitt Romney as Governor

        Learn more about Mitt Romney's time as Governor of Massachusetts, in this clip from "The Contenders."

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        Mitt Romney: The Leaked Tape

        Learn more about the scandal that rocked Romney's run for President, in this clip from "The Contenders."

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        Mitt Romney: Mitt Romney and his Father's Legacy

        Learn more about Mitt Romney's strategy with minority voters in this clip from "The Contenders."

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