Wednesday, November 01, 2006

Presidential aspirations become clearer as Romney stumps for GOP

If any West Virginia Republicans doubted Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney’s desire for the party’s 2008 presidential nomination, they didn’t after Monday.

Romney, a first-term governor, now has The Phillips Group working to give him the edge in the Mountain State for 2008. Elkins resident Bill Phillips, who heads the consulting firm, successfully engineered Cecil Underwood’s 1996 election as governor and George W. Bush’s stunning West Virginia victory over Democrat Al Gore in the 2000 presidential race.

“I’m lined up for Romney,” Phillips said.

Read the rest of the story at The Charleston Gazette.

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