William J. Smith, Associated Press
From government shutdowns to presidential races, Latter Day Saints have played a noticeable role in politics recently. But while it seems that Mormons are beginning to be less of a cultural anomaly in politics, being in politics is certainly nothing new to them.
From state governors to a Senate Majority Leader, Mormons have held their fair share of political offices.
Here is a list of 20 of the most prominent Mormon leaders in politics.
- Doug Robinson: Making sense of retired...
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- Janna Darnelle: Redefining marriage hurts...
- Jay Evensen: Forest Service photo rules are...
- 5 reasons Mitt Romney will probably run for...
- Letter: Sluggish global warming
- Dan Liljenquist: 'Surgical' airstrikes won't...
- George F. Will: Our trivial Congress can grow...
- Janna Darnelle: Redefining marriage... 110
- 5 reasons Mitt Romney will probably run... 67
- John Hoffmire: Save capitalism by... 47
- Drew Clark: Either view of marriage... 41
- In our opinion: Here's how the Obama... 41
- Letter: Sluggish global warming 41
- Robert Bennett: Make climate... 31
- Letter: Enforcing the dress code 31