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Republican presidential candidate former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney signs autographs following a We the People Presidential Forum at the VFW Post, Sunday, Dec. 11, 2011 in Hudson, N.H. (AP Photo/Jim Cole)

Romney doesn't disavow $10,000 bet at Iowa debate, despite criticism from both parties

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HUDSON, N.H. -- Democrats and Republicans alike are accusing Mitt Romney of being out of touch after he said during this weekend's debate that he would make a $10,000 bet with Rick Perry even as millions of Americans struggle to make ends meet in a troubled economy.


Romney shrugged off the comment Sunday -- but says he's been reminded he's not a good gambler.

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