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Politics

Late moderate turn carrying Mitt Romney far

Mitt Romney wrote an autobiography called “Turnaround” about his experience fixing the 2002 Winter Olympics, and he boasts on the campaign trail how he turned around companies in his business career.

Now, the former Massachusetts governor has managed perhaps his most significant turnaround yet. The more moderate tone and style Romney adopted in the presidential election’s closing weeks have upended the dynamics of the race, boosting his once-flagging campaign.

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