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D.C. Third Ward Mormons would welcome Romney, even though most are Democrats

September 27, 2012
source: Washington Post

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MR says: It's nice to hear members express Christlike love and acceptance regardless of race, politics, or any other circumstance. This is what the Church is about.

If Mitt Romney wins the presidency, one decision about life in Washington would be made for him: His church. Mormonism mandates that followers attend their assigned local congregation, called a “ward,” and folks at the Third Ward on 16th Street NW are already revved up with excitement. Well, kind of.

They’re mostly Democrats, including the sort of Obama supporters Romney was secretly videotaped disparaging in his now-notorious remark about “the 47 percent” of Americans who don’t pay federal taxes.

But the Third Ward congregants don’t seem inclined to hold a grudge.

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