Romney Aides Include Veterans of Campus Fights With Liberals

Bill McAllen, Washington College

Mitchell Reiss (left), president of Washington College, is a former State Department official who advises Mitt Romney on foreign policy. "Why aren't there more people from academia involved in public service?" he asks.
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Washington College, here in a quaint town on Maryland's Eastern Shore, can seem a world away from Washington, D.C., But this small liberal-arts college's president, Mitchell B. Reiss, has his eyes squarely focused on the nation's capital.

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