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Mitt Romney, Rick Scott Clash Over Florida Economy

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Numbers may not lie, but Republicans Mitt Romney and Gov. Rick Scott are using them to portray two very conflicting points of view about Florida's economic picture. In a new television ad, the Romney campaign plays melancholy music as it describes "Obama's Florida" as a state with "8.6 percent unemployment, record foreclosures, 600,000 more Floridians in poverty."

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