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September 19th, 2012
11:52 AM ET

'Anatomy of a leak' of the Mitt Romney video

Washington (CNN) – Mitt Romney's latest campaign nightmare started four months ago. Hard as it is to believe, sometimes the stormiest campaign controversies take a while to make their way into the maelstrom.

On May 17th, at a fund-raiser in Boca Raton, Florida attended by donors who paid $50,000 a plate, Romney was asked how he's going to convince voters that they need to take care of themselves – instead of relying on the government. In one of those unvarnished moments, which high-rolling donors pay a lot of money to witness, Romney said nearly half the American electorate will vote for President Obama, no matter what. But he didn't stop there, and Mitt Romney may wish he had the next few seconds back.

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  1. manning El Paso, TX

    I congratulated James Carter for defending his grandfather former president Jimmy Carter. I have new for Romney at lease he was elected president, I do not think Romney will ever have that honer.

    September 19, 2012 at 5:37 pm |

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