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Current position: Governor for Massachussetts (from January 2003)

Curriculum vitae:

  • Chairman of Republican Governors Association

  • CEO of 2002 Olympic Winter Games in Salt Lake City

  • Graduate of Harvard Business School and Harvard Law School

    Memorable quotes:

  • "State taxpayers should not be providing special treatment to an individual who supports violent jihad and the destruction of Israel." (On Khatami's visit to the U.S., September 2006)

    "Khatami oversaw the torture and murder of Iranian students, journalists, and others who spoke out for freedom and democracy." (September 9, 2006)

    "My hope is that the United States will find and work with real voices of moderation inside Iran. But we will never make progress in the region if we deal with wolves in sheep's clothing." (September 6, 2006)


  • Massachussetts Governor orders all state agencies to refuse any assistance - if it is requested - when the former president of Iran, Khatami, visits Massachusetts. Read it here

    Useful links:Massachussetts Governor official Web site