(AP) 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.
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, helped steer that agreement through Congress.
Health care grabbed the spotlight Sunday, less than two months from Election Day in a tight race.
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