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Race for the White House

RACE OR THE WHITE HOUSE: The United States Presidential Election of 2012 is going to be held on November 6, 2012 MITT ROMNEY VS. )BARACK OBAMA Declared 2012 Declared 2012 Republican Presidential Candidate Democratic Presidential Candidate Profile of Mitt Romney Profile of Barack Obama 619470 March 19610 August 12 AGE & BIRTHDAY 4 Born: Willard Mitt Romney on Wednesday March 12th, 1947. Born: Barack Hussein Obama on Friday August 4th, 1961. Mitt Romney is 65 years old. Barack Obama is 50 years old. Barack Obama was born in Honolulu, Mitt Romney was born in Detroit, Michigan to Lenore LaFount Romney (1908-1998) and three-term Michigan Governor George W. Romney (1907-1995). Hawaii. EDUCATIONAL QUALIFICATION Romney started his education at the Roosevelt Elementary School in Detroit, Michigan. Starting from the seventh grade, he attended the Cranbrook Academy, a prestigious boys-only private school in Bloomfield Hills. He was also the manager for the school hockey team, as well as a member of the cross-country team and the pep squad. Obama began his education at the Noelani Elementary School in Woodlawn Drive, Honolulu, in 1966. In 1967, his stepfather, Lolo Soetoro, enrolled him in SD Fransiscus Asisi a Catholic primary school. He spent three years there before being transferred to the government-run Menteng State Elementary School in 1970. Upon returning to Hawaii in 1971, his grandparents sent him to the exclusive Punahou School in Honululu, which is also the biggest private school in the country. He graduated in the year 1979. Romney graduated from high school in 1965 and promptly enrolled in Stanford University. Romney graduated in 1971 with a Degree in English. Latter Mitt enrolled in both Harvard Law (HLS) and Harvard Business School (HBS). Obama moved to Chicago in 1985 and there he accepted the job of Director for the Developing Communities Project in Roseland and Altgeld Gardens in Chicago's South Side. He obtained his MBA from HBS in 1975. In 1988 enrolled at Harvard Law Collage for studying Law and he becamera star student there. POLITICAL CAREER 1977-1984: 1996: He entered the management consulting industry, which in 1977, led to a position at Bain & Company. Obama was elected to the Illinois Senate, SUcceeding State Senator Alice Palmer as Senator. In 1984: He co-founded the spin-off Bain Capital, a private equity investment firm that became highly profitable. His net worth is estimated at $190-250 million, wealth that has helped fund his political campaigns. 2001: Obama elected as the co-chairman of the bipartisan Joint Committee on Administrative Rules. 2003: Obama became chairman of the Illinois 1994: Senate's Health and Human Services Nominated as republican candidate for U.S. Senate for Massachusetts (lost to Senator Ted Kennedy 58 % to Romney's 41 %). Committee. TATE 2004: In the March 2004 primary election, Obama won in an unexpected landslide, which overnight made him a rising star within the national Democratic Party. 1999: He was hired as President and CEO of the Salt Lake Organizing Committee for the 2002 Winter Olympics and Paralympics. 2005: Obama was sworn in as a senator on January 3, 2005. 2002: He was elected Governor of Massachusetts in 2002. 2008: Obama announced on November 13, 2008, that he would resign his Senate seat on November 16, 2008 to focus on his transition period for the presidency. 2003-2007: Remain governor of Massachusetts. 2008: Candidate for the Republican Presidential Nomination, winning several primaries and caucuses but losing the nomination to John STATESAL 2011: On April 4, 2011, Obama announced his re-election campaign for 2012. McCain. 2011: 2012: On April 3, 2012, Obama had secured the 2778 convention delegates needed to win the In June 2011, he announced that he would seek the 2012 Republican presidential nomination; as of May 2012, he has won enough caucuses and primaries to become the party's presumptive nominee. A Democratic nomination. Sources: Designed by: InfoGraphic DESIGN TEAMÜ

Race for the White House

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The US Election which is going to be held on 6 November, 2012. Not only people of US, but also people all over the world anxiously waiting for this Election. Who is going to rule the US for next four ...


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