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Mitt Romney low-key on civil rights, in contrast to his father

As governor of Michigan, George Romney pressed an aggressive agenda on the issue, putting himself at odds with Republican Party leaders. His son presents a different figure. In 1963, an explosive year in the quest for civil rights, George Romney appeared unannounced in the mostly white suburb of Grosse Pointe and marched to the front of an anti-segregation demonstration to stand beside black leaders.


Opinion: Bachmann no gain for women

Her political career is rife with examples of ideological extremism and blatant disregard for civil liberties, civil rights and science.


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