Political Booster

Mitt Romney lands endorsements that could help him close gap with Newt.
1:37 | 12/18/11

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-- war is getting a lot of attention tonight on the campaign trail with just two weeks until the Iowa Caucuses Mitt Romney criticized President Obama for bringing the troops home now. It comes as Romney looks to regain his front runner status and today he got some help in Iowa here's ABC's David -- And here thank you so much. Mitt Romney has logged less time in Iowa than most candidates but he -- the endorsement of the largest Paper which noted what it called his sobriety wisdom and judgment. But it was a scathing review of Newt Gingrich by the -- Moines register and undisciplined partisan who would alienate not unite. -- actually delighted because the Manchester union leader which is a reliably conservative newspaper endorsed me the Moines register which is a -- solidly liberal newspaper did not endorse me. I think that indicates -- the conservative in this races both. Former house speaker still -- Iowa polls but his opponents say he's slipping. Romney buoyed by the endorsements including south Carolina's governor broke a two year avoidance of the Sunday morning talk -- and show the softer side when asked about his wife learning she has multiple sclerosis. Probably the toughest time my life was was standing there with them. As we have each other and the diagnosis came. And I said to her as long as it's not something fatal I'm just fine but that I'm look I'm happy in life as long as I've got my soul mate with -- Gingrich may be feeling the -- -- that he had intended to take this entire weekend off but at the last minute he agreed to make that national TV appearance today. David the holiday dash and Iowa is underway tonight the countdown to the caucuses David -- tonight David thanks.

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