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Romney Could Draw Blue-Collar Voters in a General Election


Republican presidential candidate, former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney waves after a campaign stop at the Palm Beach Convention Center in West Palm Beach, Fla., Thursday, Jan. 12, 2012. (AP Photo/Alan Diaz)  (AP Photo/Alan Diaz)

Some Democrats have taken heart from results in the New Hampshire and Iowa election-day polls showing that Mitt Romney did not run nearly as well among lower- as upper-income voters. The Democratic hope is that could signal difficulty for Romney in relating to working-class white voters who have flocked to the GOP in recent elections. But the story may not be that simple.

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