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Romney donates less cash this time

At the end of his 2008 presidential campaign, Mitt Romney barnstormed the country, sometimes flying from the East Coast to the West Coast and back in a single day, most often on a chartered Boeing 737 jet.

Some of those accompanying him on that journey were struck by an inescapable thought: Romney was paying for a big chunk of it out of his own pocket.

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