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Romney stands by comments in video but says they were ‘not elegantly stated’

COSTA MESA, Calif.—Mitt Romney stood by his comments captured on a hidden camera at a closed-door fundraiser earlier this year in which he called supporters of President Barack Obama "victims" and said they are reliant on government handouts. In a hastily arranged news conference Monday night, he called his words "off the cuff" and "not [...]
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Romney Is Making A Huge Attempt To Turn The Leaked Fundraising Remarks Into An Advantage

Politics : Business Insider: Politix (2 years ago)

Mitt Romney is trying to shift the conversation away from his recently leaked comments at a fundraiser that cast supporters of President Obama as dependent on government, blaming Obama for fostering that dependence in a new op-ed in... Read Post

OBAMA DINGS ROMNEY: 'There Are Not A Lot Of People Who Think They Are Victims'

Politics : Business Insider: Politix (2 years ago)

President Barack Obama weighed in on the leaked video of Mitt Romney's fundraiser Tuesday, offering his first response to his opponent's suggestion that "47 percent" of Americans are "dependent on government" and "believe themselves... Read Post

Entire Obama ad made from controversial Romney remarks

US Politics / US Elections : CNN Political Ticker (2 years ago)

(CNN) – The latest ad from President Barack Obama's re-election campaign pulls exclusively from secretly recorded comments Mitt Romney made calling Americans reliant on government assistance "victims." Obama's campaign says the 30-s... Read Post

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