Nation: Guest of Honor

With a lot of politicians questioning Rocky's political future, Washington last week took an extra hard look at a visiting Republican named George Romney.

Michigan's Governor was in town to speak to the U.S. Chamber of Commerce —and the businessmen liked what they heard. They gave Romney standing ovations both before and after his speech, repeatedly interrupted his address with applause. Romney preached his own gospel of individual inspiration and citizen participation in politics. Said he: "The big issue 100 years ago was whether the excess sovereignty of the states was going to destroy...

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