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Romney's business skills face a political test

Former Massachusetts governor Mitt Romney, with his wife, Anne, is billing himself as a turnaround artist in his bid for the presidency. In his book 'Turnaround,' he writes of how he applied his business approach to the 2002 Winter Olympics. Former Massachusetts governor Mitt Romney, with his wife, Anne, is billing himself as a turnaround artist in his bid for the presidency. In his book "Turnaround," he writes of how he applied his business approach to the 2002 Winter Olympics. (Steve Wilson/Reuters)
By Peter S. Canellos
Globe Columnist / January 30, 2007

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WASHINGTON -- Ever since George Washington, a former surveyor, mapped out a new nation, presidents have been defined by their original occupations. (Full article: 775 words)

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