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Des Moines Register endorses Romney
 
President Obama has a new diagnosis for his GOP challenger's shifting positions: Mitt Romney has a serious case of "Romnesia."
President Obama has a new diagnosis for his GOP challenger's shifting positions: Mitt Romney has a serious case of "Romnesia."
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Iowa's largest newspaper, the Des Moines Register, endorsed Mitt Romney for president on Saturday, the first time the paper has endorsed a Republican candidate in 40 years. "Voters should give Mitt Romney a chance to correct the nation’s fiscal course and to implode the partisan gridlock that has shackled Washington and the rest of America," the paper said. The endorsement could give Romney an advantage in winning the state's six electoral votes. Recent polling has shown a tight race in the state, with Obama holding a slight edge in several recent polls.

 

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