On May 3, 2007, during the first debate among the 10 Republican presidential hopefuls, they were asked: “Is there anyone on the stage who does not … believe in evolution?” Three candidates raised their hands: Kansas Sen. Sam Brownback, former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee and Rep. Tom Tancredo of Colorado. The episode sparked much debate […]
See a May 15, 2011, Newsweek article about conflicts among his offspring over protecting their father’s image and the family name.
Read about Mitt Romney’s stance on evolution in a May 11, 2007, article from The New York Times. Romney said that God likely used evolution as a tool when creating humanity. As for intelligent design, he said, “I’m not exactly sure what is meant” by it. Romney opposed the teaching of intelligent design in Massachusetts science classes […]
The Pew Research Center surveyed religious groups about their reactions to the 2006 elections, about religious mobilization in congregations and about attitudes toward 2008 presidential candidates. Data is presented for black Protestants.
Trent Wisecup is the former director of Romney’s Massachusetts political action committee. He is a principal at Navigators Global.
Mike Murphy is a Republican political consultant with Navigators Global who has advised candidates, including John McCain, Jeb Bush, former Michigan Gov. John Engler and Romney. In February 2006, Murphy stepped away from Romney’s campaign.
Read the text of Mitt Romney’s Dec. 6, 2007 speech on religion in America, posted by theBostonChannel.com.
Read a New York Times article about Mitt Romney’s Dec. 6, 2007, speech on religion in America.
Read a roundup of how Mormon candidates and legislators fared in the 2008 election from the website By Common Consent.