In Diane Sawyer interview, Romney tells Obama to ‘start packing'

"I would love the Supreme Court to say, 'Let's send this back to the states.' Rather than having a federal mandate through Roe v. Wade, let the states again consider this issue state by state," he said, effectively ending the federal ban on abortion.

Abortion is just one issue in which Romney has had trouble with women voters, a bloc that polls find him trailing behind Obama.

In a lighter moment Romney admitted to watching — even setting his DVR to record -- Jason Sudeikis' impersonation of him on "Saturday Night Live." Romney said he'd consider appearing on the show, but it would "depend on the nature of the skit."

"I just want it be funny," he said.

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