Wednesday, May 09, 2007

Romney assails Sharpton's Mormon comment

Romney assails Sharpton's Mormon comment
By MIKE GLOVER, Associated Press Writer 2 hours, 49 minutes ago
CLEAR LAKE, Iowa - Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney on Wednesday denounced the Rev.
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"It shows that bigotry still exists in some corners," said Romney, who spoke to reporters after a campaign event. "I thought it was a most unfortunate comment to make."
On Monday, Sharpton said in a debate that "those of us who believe in God" will defeat Romney for the White House. He denied he was questioning the Mormon's own belief in God.

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