BOSTON (AP) - If Mitt Romney wins the White House, he would bring a CEO's eye to the job and a policy agenda based on a general set of principles and focused more on data than ideology.
He'll take charge of one of the world's largest bureaucracies as it faces a weak economy, swirling international tensions and intense polarization. He doesn't plan to wait long to push his priorities, though he has yet to outline specific plans to address the country's challenges.
Chief on the "To-Do" list: dealing with the so-called "fiscal cliff" of tax increases and budget cuts. He also promises to start repealing and replacing the president's signature health care law and overhauling the tax system. And he'd likely have to work with a divided Congress to accomplish it all.
(Copyright 2012 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.)