Mitt Romney Haunted by Flip-Flopping Charge

Election 2012 heats up after former Massachusetts governor changes positions.
2:22 | 10/27/11

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-- -- politics your voice your vote. And a new round of poll showing Mitt Romney looking strong in -- states that matter most. But that flip flopping charge that plagued his first run for president four years ago is coming back to haunt him -- to. RG and a contributor James Carville standing by to weigh in on that and all the week's politics can't wait to hear his take on the smoking gun -- from Herman Cain but first -- here's ABC's John Karl. Campaigning in Virginia and it's wrong He sounded like He believes he's already got the nomination wrapped up the greatest threat to my success will be would be President Obama and I'm planning a beating cancer. And a series of new poll shows that Romney is far away the front runner where it matters most the states they will vote first. In Iowa New Hampshire South Carolina and Florida. Romney is the one to beat it slow and steady Romney campaigned. SE and candidates like Michelle Bachmann and Rick Perry and non candidates like Donald Trump and -- talent -- and fall. But Romney is just starting to -- public Kaiser's biggest. It's a flip flopping on the issues take abortion oppose this week Romney in 1994. I believe that abortion should be safe and legal in this country that this is -- now I believe people understand that I firmly pro life and now Romney is embroiled in a new flip -- controversies -- in Ohio yesterday He refused to take a position. Ballot initiative supported by Republican governor John -- six. I've been speaking about the the particular ballot issues. Those are for the people of Ohio a day later and so I think creating confusion I -- -- 110%. Behind -- -- -- it. And in support of that from -- no position. 210%. In favor in less than 24 hours if the polls are any indication Herman Cain remains Romney's biggest threat. In second place in each of the early states. Leading in many national polls. And Herman Cain has now spoken out about that video featuring his campaign manager taking a -- on a cigarette. He told Sean Hannity last night He wasn't sending any subliminal messages and He knows that smoking is a bad habit. But He found the video hilarious. And a reminder that America George has never quite seen a candidate. Like Herman --

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