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Romney Playing Defense This Debate


Former Pennsylvania Sen. Rick Santorum reacts as former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney answers a question during a Republican presidential candidate debate at the Capitol Center for the Arts in Concord, N.H., Sunday, Jan. 8, 2012.(AP Photo/Charles Krupa)

What a difference 10 hours makes.
After suffering barely a scratch the night before, Mitt Romney was put on the defensive early and often Sunday morning by rivals intent on not letting the Republican front-runner again walk away unscathed again. They went directly after Romney's longtime weakness in a Republican race, his at-time moderate record, and doubted he would be an authentic conservative in the White House. 

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