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Rivals focus attacks on Romney, each other

GOFFSTOWN, N.H. — Hoping to stop his march to the nomination, Mitt Romney’s rivals sharply challenged his record running a Boston investment firm, accusing him tonight of slashing jobs in pursuit of profits.

But Romney strongly defended his business experience, saying his critics do not understand how jobs are created and that businesses sometimes fail.

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