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Mitt Romney's Mexican Roots: GOP Frontrunner A Potential Mexican Citizen?

Jan. 5, 2012: Republican presidential candidate former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney speaks in Salem, N.H.

Jan. 5, 2012: Republican presidential candidate former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney speaks in Salem, N.H.  (AP)

Mitt Romney's father is Mexican. George Romney was born in 1907 in an American colony in the Mexican state of Chihuahua.

My first thought was, this could make his son, Mitt, today's favorite to be the GOP Presidential candidate, a potential Mexican citizen, with full rights. He could even run for Presidente of that republic.

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