03/28/2008 02:45 am ET Updated May 25, 2011

Lynne Cheney Defends Romney Against Mormon Critics

Second lady Lynne Cheney, a descendant of Mormons, is defending Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney against what she calls "virulently anti-Mormon" criticism.

"I have been really astounded by the ferocity of some of the statements that people I would not expect to make have made about Mormonism," Cheney told The Examiner in an interview.

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