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Brian Schweitzer
Romney breaks the stained-glass ceiling
Romney breaks the stained-glass ceiling

If Mitt Romney wins the presidential election this fall, he'll have Harry Reid partly to thank. The Republican presidential nominee and the Senate Democratic leader don't have much in common politically. But they're both members of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints — that is, they're both Mormons. So whenever officials of the LDS church are asked about the once-common concern that a Mormon president might take orders from Salt Lake City, they have a ready answer: Just look at Harry Reid. Only last month, Mr. Reid endorsed President Barack Obama's decision to support gay marriage, a position that conflicts with the church's views. ...

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