Romney Under Fire In Second New Hampshire Debate

Romney Under Fire In Second New Hampshire Debate: Front-runner Mitt Romney came under attack Sunday in the second Republican presidential debate in New Hampshire in two days, with rivals saying he would be unable to defeat President Barack Obama.

In heated exchanges with former House Speaker Newt Gingrich and former Pennsylvania Sen. Rick Santorum, Romney defended his record when he was governor in neighboring Massachusetts and said he is a consensus-builder who would be able to withstand the rigors of a “billion-dollar” campaign by the president.

Gingrich, however, accused Romney of speaking “pious baloney” by claiming he left politics in the 1990s to try other things, noting Romney lost a Senate election and his first presidential bid since leaving the governor’s office. Read More…

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