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BBC News: Has the Mormon mystique been lifted?

He didn't win, but Mitt Romney wasn't far off. So what happened to the predictions that a Mormon candidate could never have a shot at the US presidency?

The long lead-up to the US election was peppered with commentaries on Mormonism - the little-understood religion of Mitt Romney, front-runner for the Republican ticket.

The naysayers said a Mormon could never win the White House, and they appeared to be backed up by surveys of public opinion.

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