Romney: I Would Keep Parts of Obamacare
Health care grabbed the spotlight Sunday with less than two months until Election Day in the deadlocked race.
Mitt Romney said he would retain some popular parts of the new health care law he has pledged to repeal, while President Barack Obama focused attention in all-important Florida on the Republican ticket’s stand on Medicare, an issue that has been more favorable to Democrats.
Romney also said it was a “mistake” for congressional Republicans to go along with the White House on a budget deal that has set up big automatic spending cuts in defense and elsewhere in the new year. His running mate, Rep. Paul Ryan of Wisconsin, helped steer that agreement through Congress.
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