The Making of Mitt Romney
The Boston Globe
In the final days of his 2002 campaign, Romney reached for a tested Republican theme on his way to victory -- that a Republican governor was the only check on a Democratic political monopoly on Beacon Hill. His opponent, Shannon O'Brien, is flanked by the Democratic House Speaker, Thomas Finneran, and Senate President Robert Travaglini.
In the final days of his 2002 campaign, Romney reached for a tested Republican theme on his way to victory -- that a Republican governor was the only check on a Democratic political monopoly on Beacon Hill. His opponent, Shannon O'Brien, is flanked by the Democratic House Speaker, Thomas Finneran, and Senate President Robert Travaglini.
(Globe Staff Photo / David L. Ryan)