Mitt Romney and some of his grandchildren shared a pizza dinner while watching a portion of the Republican National Convention in Tampa, Florida, on August 29. (Melina Mara/THE WASHINGTON POST)

Get to know Mitt Romney, who’s running for the office of president of the United States.

Party: Republican

What he did before: He was the governor of Massachusetts. He also ran the 2002 Winter Olympics in Salt Lake City, Utah, and founded a company called Bain Capital.

Birthday: March 12, 1947 (He’s 65 years old.)

Family: Married to Ann Romney. They have five grown sons: Taggart, Matthew, Joshua, Benjamin and Craig.

Fun fact: Mitt Romney recently said that his favorite snack is a peanut butter and jelly sandwich with a glass of chocolate milk.

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