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Historic Ohio Hotel Anxious For a “Mitt Romney Room”

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  Site Where: 27 S. Broadway [map], Lebanon, Ohio, United States, 45036
October 24, 2012 at 6:36 PM | by | Comments (0)

Republican Senator Rob Portman, whose family owns Lebanon, Ohio's 200-year old Golden Lamb Inn, recently gave a tour of the state's oldest (and some say haunted due to three deaths) hotel to Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney during a stop along his campaign trail.

According to a local news source, there was a bit of gentle teasing on the Inn's rates.

“He calls it The Golden Lamb. But I think when you look at the prices, you'll determine it's the golden fleece,” Romney quipped. “Careful,” Portman responded, with a smile. Romney clarified, “Actually it's modest, it's a modest price point. I mean this is like $130 a night... for history!”

While walking around the Inn, which 12 presidents (including George W. Bush and John Quincy Adams) have visited, Sen. Portman's wife said “This is great. We can't wait to have a Mitt Romney room.”

There's a funny about a binder full of presidents, right? Right?

[Photo:Reuters]

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