Politician. As governor of Massachusetts from 2003 to 2007, Mitt Romney helped to establish near-universal health care coverage in the state. He had previously become known for his management of the 2002 Winter Olympics, and then gained national attention as a candidate for the 2008 Republican Party presidential nomination. Although he lost that nomination to Arizona senator John McCain, Romney won the 2012 GOP presidential nomination. He lost to incumbent president Barack Obama in the 2012... więcej
Salem Press Biographical Encyclopedia, 2021. 5p.