1. New and Improved

    Romney Takes Back ‘47 Percent’

    Republican presidential candidate and former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney campaigns with vice presidential candidate Paul Ryan in Fishersville, Va., Thursday, Oct. 4, 2012. (AP Photo/Charles Dharapak)

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    Maybe President Obama is right and the new Mitt Romney really is an “impostor.” Romney reversed his position on his now infamous “47 percent” comment on Fox News on Thursday night. “Now and then you’re going to say something that doesn’t come out right,” Romney said. “In this case I said something that’s just completely wrong ... This whole campaign is about the 100 percent. When I become president, it’ll be about helping the 100 percent.” Previously he had said that the comments were “not elegantly stated” and “off the cuff.”

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