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Poll: Romney leads in Michigan

DETROIT, Jan. 13 (UPI) -- A Detroit Free Press poll indicates Republican presidential hopeful Mitt Romney is headed for victory in Michigan's Tuesday primary.
Huckabee, McCain, Romney hit Michigan

Huckabee, McCain, Romney hit Michigan

DETROIT, Jan. 13 (UPI) -- Three Republican presidential candidates spent Saturday in Michigan, drumming up votes in Tuesday's primary.

Romney stands by MLK claim

DES MOINES, Iowa, Dec. 21 (UPI) -- U.S. Republican presidential hopeful Mitt Romney conceded he never saw his father march with Martin Luther King Jr., as he claimed in a debate this month.

Romney: Abortion views changed in 2004

WASHINGTON, May 10 (UPI) -- Former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney, in an interview with Time magazine, tries to explain his change of heart on abortion.

Romney: 'Not running for pastor in chief'

WASHINGTON, Feb. 18 (UPI) -- Former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney says his Mormon beliefs would not handicap his run for the Republican presidential nomination.

Mass. Gov. Romney to seek second term

BOSTON, Dec. 23 (UPI) -- Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney, a Republican thought to be interested in a run for president, said he will seek re-election to his current post in 2006.

Mass. senate votes to repeal 1913 law

BOSTON, May 20 (UPI) -- The Massachusetts Senate voted 28-3 to repeal a 1913 law Gov. Mitt Romney is using to prevent non-resident gay couples from marrying in the state.

Romney takes reigns in Mass.

BOSTON, Jan. 2 (UPI) -- Mitt Romney, a rising star in Republican national circles, was inaugurated Thursday as governor of Massachusetts with a vow to meet the state's fiscal crisis "head on." New Mexico and Michigan inaugurated new governors on New Year's Day, while 20 other st
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UPI's Capital Comment for July 12, 2002

Capital Comment -- Daily news notes, political rumors, and important events that shape politics and public policy in Washington and the world from United Press
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UPI's Capital Comment for March 21, 2002

WASHINGTON, March 21 (UPI) -- Capital Comment -- Daily news notes, political rumors, and important events that shape politics and public policy in Washington and the world from United Press
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Analysis: Romney, from Games to Gov.?

BOSTON, Feb. 27 (UPI) -- Mitt Romney may be vacationing in Hawaii but Massachusetts most likely is on his mind.
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George Romney (26 December 1734 – 15 November 1802) was an English portrait painter. He was the most fashionable artist of his day, painting many leading society figures - including his artistic muse, Emma Hamilton, mistress of Lord Nelson.

Romney was born in Beckside in Dalton-in-Furness, Lancashire (now part of Cumbria), the 3rd son (of 11 children) of John Romney, cabinet maker, and Anne Simpson. He was sent to school at Dendron, but appears to have been an indifferent student and was withdrawn at the age of 11 and apprenticed to his father's business instead.

He proved to have a natural ability for drawing and making things from wood - including violins (which he played throughout his life). From the age of 15, he was taught art informally by a local watchmaker called John Williamson, but his studies began in earnest in 1755, when he went to Kendal, at the age of 21, for a 4-year apprenticeship with local artist Christopher Steele - a portraitist who had himself studied with distinguished French artist Carlo Vanloo. All costs were to be born by George's father.

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It uses material from the Wikipedia article "George Romney."
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