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Obama rebuffs Romney on ‘exceptional’ America

WASHINGTON — US President Barack Obama on Monday hit back at his likely Republican election foe Mitt Romney, who questioned whether he shared the notion that America is a uniquely virtuous nation. At the weekend, Romney appeared to tap into the view, prevalent among the conservative grass roots, that Obama…

Romney: God wants America to lead

Leading Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney declared Friday that God created America to lead the world, and accused President Barack Obama of deliberately weakening his nation. Romney sought to bolster his credentials to serve as commander-in-chief as new polls showed him back at the top of the Republican field and…