by Michael Kranish and Scott Helman
Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney at a campaign rally in Powell, Ohio, on Saturday.
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August 28, 2012 Michael Kranish and Scott Helman's biography of Mitt Romney — The Real Romney — is now out in paperback with a new afterword. The authors discuss Romney's shift to the right, his faith and his recent comment that no one's ever asked to see his birth certificate.
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Mitt Romney campaigns at Ring Power Lift Trucks in Jacksonville, Fla., last week, before the state's primary. He won by a substantial margin over second-place rival Newt Gingrich.
February 4, 2012 Despite Mitt Romney's time as governor, his previous presidential run and quite a few years in the spotlight, many people still feel they don't know much about him. The clean-cut, buttoned-up candidate is notoriously quiet about his private life, and his former colleagues and friends haven't revealed much, either.
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January 19, 2012 Longtime Boston Globe reporters Michael Kranish and Scott Helman start their biography of Mitt Romney by examining his ancestors, many of whom played crucial roles in the development of the Mormon faith. The Real Romney also examines the candidate's political beliefs and his career in private equity.
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