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Politics

ANALYSIS: SEPT. 14, 2011

Health care plan has yet to hurt Romney campaign

WASHINGTON - When Mitt Romney began laying the groundwork for his presidential campaign, his advisers thought the biggest issue for him to grapple with would be health care — so much so that the former Massachusetts governor staged an early major speech on the topic.

But after a slow summer on the campaign trail — and a volatile few weeks that has reshaped the race — Romney’s health care plan has continued to fade into the background.

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