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Republicans In Tight Senate Races Distance Themselves From Mitt Romney

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Sen. Scott Brown (R-Mass.) is trying to distance himself from Mitt Romney in a tight re-election race in pro-Obama Massachusetts. (AP) | AP

Massachusetts Republican Senator Scott Brown, pressed this week as to whether he is distancing himself from his party's presidential nominee, avoided a direct answer, saying he and Mitt Romney are "two different people."

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