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Mitt Romney ‘gifts’ remark raises ire within GOP

After stumping hard for Mitt Romney in the presidential campaign, several of the Republican Party’s rising stars are now berating him as divisive and potentially damaging to the GOP’s future.

Governors Bobby Jindal of Louisiana and Scott Walker of Wisconsin assailed Romney’s comments this week that President Obama’s reelection was due to “gifts” he lavished on such “special-interest groups” as minorities, women, and young people.

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