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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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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

Mitt Romney Says His Comments We're 'Not Elegantly Stated'

Politics : Business Insider: Politix (2 years ago)

At a late press conference in California tonight, Republican nominee Mitt Romney told reporters that some controversial comments today were "not elegantly stated." Mother Jones released videos today of Romney at a fundraiser in May,... 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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