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8 Latter-day Saints Who Have Run for President

by Jamie Armstrong | February 18, 2019 | Famous Mormons Makes You Think Mormon Life

From Joseph Smith to Mitt Romney, Latter-day Saints have had a long history with presidential races. But di...

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Latter-day Saint and Former Congresswoman Mia Love Becomes CNN Political Commentator

by Deseret News | January 7, 2019 | Famous Mormons Mormon Life

Former Utah Republican Congresswoman Mia Love has landed a job with CNN as a political commentator. "A new ...

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Why We Can't Turn Away from Politics (+ 4 Easy Ways to Get Involved)

by Danielle Wright | October 25, 2018 | Makes You Think Mormon Life

“Ignoring isn’t the same as ignorance—you have to work at it.”  ―  Margaret Atwood,   The Ha...

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5 LDS Church Leaders That You Didn't Know Were Involved in U.S. Politics

by Church News | Mormon Life

While the Church maintains its stance on political neutrality, members are encouraged to "engage in the pol...

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8 LDS Women Who Made Their Mark in U.S. Politics

by Susan Easton Black and Mary Jane Woodger, adapted from "Women of Character: Profiles of 100 Prominent LDS Women" | Famous Mormons

In this past general conference, President M. Russell Ballard encouraged that “Church members—both men and ...

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Politico: President Trump and Mitt Romney Talk on Phone

by Politico | Famous Mormons

Recently, President Trump talked with Mitt Romney over the phone, wishing Romney best of luck in his future...

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"NY Times": Jeff Flake's Speech Bore Marks of Mormon Faith, Not Just Politics

by The New York Times | Mormon Life

Editorial note: LDS Living shared this report from The New York Times because it highlights the faith ...

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"Huff Post," BYU's "The Daily Universe" Reveal Shift in Mormon Political Views

by LDS Living Staff | Mormon Life

The Huff Post and BYU's The Daily Universe teamed up to conducted roughly 60 interviews with college studen...

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How President Roosevelt Helped Bring the LDS Church Out of Obscurity

by LDS Living Staff | Mormon Life

When Reed Smoot was elected a Utah Senator in January 1903, the U.S. Senate put up a strong fight to keep h...

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LDS Politicians Send Their Prayers After Sen. John McCain's Brain Tumor Diagnosis

by Danielle B. Wagner | Mormon Life

After undergoing brain surgery for a blood clot, Sen. John McCain was diagnosed with a brain tumor. The tum...