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Romney's Avoidance Of Military Service Not Reflective Of Many Mormons

Reuters | Posted 01.03.2013 | Politics

* Mormon service in U.S. military dates to Mexican-American War * Church counts war heroes, top generals among its members ...

Amanda Terkel

Mitt Romney Campaign Sues Wisconsin | Amanda Terkel | Posted 10.16.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Mitt Romney's campaign is stepping up its efforts to ensure that U.S. servicemembers overseas are able to get their votes counted in the...

Big Bird Gets a Mention, Vets Left Out Entirely. Will VP Debate Be Any Different?

Paul Rieckhoff | Posted 12.09.2012 | Politics
Paul Rieckhoff

No veteran should come home to an unemployment check. Candidates need to do more, and all Americans need to demand answers on how they plan to support new veterans and their families -- on jobs and other critical issues.

Jaweed Kaleem

How Service To Mormon Faith Allowed Mitt Romney To Avoid Vietnam Draft | Jaweed Kaleem | Posted 08.30.2012 | Politics

From an invocation from a Mormon friend and videos highlighting Mitt Romney's time as a church leader in Boston, where he pastored to thousands of Mor...

What if Republicans Had a Debate on Military Spending?

William Hartung | Posted 10.28.2012 | Politics
William Hartung

What if the Republican Party had a real debate on Pentagon spending that addressed the underlying issue of what our military is for? Should we be poised to fight major wars of occupation and/or counterinsurgency like those in Iraq and Afghanistan?

Mitt Romney Makes Striking, Costly Pledge

The Huffington Post | Max J. Rosenthal | Posted 07.19.2012 | Politics

In a week when defense industry leaders gathered in Washington to sound the alarm about potential cuts to defense spending, Mitt Romney pledged his su...

Romney To Vets: 'The World Is Not Safe'

Reuters | Posted 07.28.2012 | Politics

(Corrects lead to read Memorial Day) * Points to Iran, Pakistan, China and Russia as threats * US military must be world...

Romney's Foreign Policy Plan Includes Adding 100,000 Active Duty Troops

AP/The Huffington Post | Posted 12.06.2011 | Politics

MOUNT PLEASANT, S.C. — Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney says America must rebuild its national defense system. He's proposing adding 10...