The Two Candidates by BWOnDD


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                                                BARACK OBAMA

     Barack Hussein Obama is his real birth name.

     He was born August on the 4th of August , 1961 in Honolulu, Hawaii.

     He is the actual U.S. president in place until the next election in
     He is also the first black president of the United States (after 43 U.S.
      presidents before him).             
     before his career in politics; He was a lawyer and a teacher.

.    His political career : he was elected to the Senate for the State of
      Illinois in 1997 until 2004.

     In 2008 his life changed because he became the President of the United

     As a Teenager he was good at school and in his higher studies; indeed
      he graduated from the Faculty of Law at Harvard University of
       Behind this man of power in the United States there is a real life and a
        strong family support: indeed in 1992 he married Michelle Robinson ( a
        lawyer) today Michelle Obama is the First Lady of the United States.

       They had one thing in common: law, and we can say that it is thanks to
        that they met because they worked in the same law firm. From this
        union : two daughters were born .

       Obama has done a lot for the United States and deserves to be reelected!

    But, will he stays into the White House’s walls? That is the question!
         NAME: Williard Mitt
         BIRTH DATE: March
          12, 1947
         PLACE OF BIRTH:
          Detroit, Michigan
         OCCUPATION:
          Massachusetts Governor
         EDUCATION: Canbrook
          School; Brigham Young
          University; Harvard Law
          School; Harvard
          Business School.

-   Mitt Romney was the Republican governor of Massachusetts from 2003 to 2007
    - He was candidate for the Republican nomination in the U.S. presidential election of 2008, he is again to
    the 2012 one.
    - He is the son of George W. Romney (1907-1995) who was President of American Motors Corporation from
    1954 to 1962, Governor of Michigan from 1963 to 1969 and Republican primary candidate for the
    presidential election of 1968.

-   His mother, Lenore Romney LaFount-(1908-1998) was a candidate for senator of Michigan in 1970

-   The great-great-grandparents of Mitt were polygamous Mormons who fled the United States to Mexico in
    the late nineteenth century with their children because of the prohibition of polygamy by the federal
    government at a time where the Church of Jesus Christ of Later-day Saints had not yet renounced this
    - In 1910 they returned to the United States and settled in Idaho, before settling in Utah in Salt Lake City
    (capital of the Mormon Church)

- Mitt Romney was raised in strict compliance with the Mormon faith

-   In 1966, he was only 19 years old when he left for two years in France as a missionary for the Church of
    Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (Mormons).
-   In 1968, he had a serious car accident in Gironde. He was seriously wounded and the wife of the
    mission president was killed. He came back home and Mitt Romney was elected as the head of
    the 200 missionaries of the "French Mission"
-   As a Businessman, he founded an investment company in Boston that he called Bain Capital.
    His professional success allows him to gather a personal fortune estimated to $ 200 million.

    - In 1999, he was responsible for savingform bankruptcy the Winter Olympics Games of 2002
    which took place in Salt Lake City the capital of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day
    Saints. His management brought $ 50 million to the agency of the Winter Olympics Games.

    - In 1994, he started in politics. He fought against Edward Kennedy. Romney was beaten, but
    got 41% of votes, the highest score ever achieved by a candidate against Kennedy.

-   In 2002, he ran the election for governor of Massachusetts

    - During the campaign, Romney proposed to introduce a moratorium on abortion. Expressing
    personally opposed to abortion, there is no question for him to challenge the law.

    - In November 2002, Romney was elected governor of Massachusetts, flying with 50% of votes
    Democrat Shannon O'Brien (45%).

    - As a Governor, he managed to restore budget balance. His term was marked by a reform of the
    health insurance that provides near-universal coverage to state residents without costing more
    to the taxpayer. He gained the image of a reformer. However, what was then its most valuable
    asset become its Achilles heel since this measure makes his criticism of the reform initiated by
    Obama for difficult to hear even Republican voters that Romney plans to attend the Grand Old
    Primary Party for the 2012 presidential election.
- In November 2003, he engaged in a legal and parliamentary battle and to block decisions of the
Supreme Court of the State in favor of gay marriage.

- In 2004, he actively campaigned for President George W. Bush in New Hampshire and Michigan,
without success since these two states were won, narrowly, by the Democratic presidential
candidate, John Kerry, who was also the Massachusetts senator

- Upon renewal of the local legislature, aggressive and expensive campaign to reduce the Democratic
domination leads to a gain of 3 seats for the Democrats.

- December 23, 2004, Romney announced that he will compete for a new mission helped by the
opinion polls, Romney said he will propose to the House the restoration of the death penalty.
The bill was filed on 28 April 2005. It provides for the restoration of the death penalty in cases of
terrorism, mass murder and the murder of policemen. It was rejected in the House of
Representatives of Massachusetts by 99 votes against 53.

- In May 2005, Romney claims to have changed his mind on abortion

- In December 2005, a survey ranked him as the 31st most popular governor in the United States,
with an approval rate of 49%.

-. Whilst it is favorite in the polls, Mitt Romney announced December 14, 2005 he finally compete
not for a second term as governor in 2006

- February 13, 2007 at Ford Museum in Detroit, the Republican Party accepted Romney's candidacy
for the Republican nomination in the 2008 presidential election.

- The results of the Republican Party presidential primaries are initially very disappointing for him.
Although a lot of money invested in the Iowa caucuses January 3rd 2008, second only happens with
25% of the vote, behind the pastor and former Arkansas governor Mike Huckabee (34%).

- If he wins the election in a Wyoming internal Republican Party (67%), it is again second in the New Hampshire primary with 32%

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