1. BUCKEYE STATE

    Romney Flip-Flops on Healthcare

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    Are both President Obama and Mitt Romney exhausted? Romney had a doozy of a flip-flop on Wednesday, touting that he “got everybody in the state insured” while governor of Massachusetts—but then he spoke at a rally denouncing Obamacare. In the interview with NBC’s Ron Allen, Romney said it showed his “empathy” for the people. But on stage shortly afterward, Romney said the national law—modeled after the one undertaken in Massachusetts—is proof that the president “thinks that the government can do a better job than you in the way you life your life.”  Also in Ohio, President Obama mistakenly said he wanted to “export” U.S. jobs, rather than export products—which he laughed off as “channeling my opponent.”

    Read it at The Boston Globe