Romney Defends His Shifts On Issues

Stratham, NH (AP) -- Republican Presidential Candidate Mitt Romney is defending his series of shifts on issues. He argues that his top rivals for the nomination also have histories of switching positions.

In an interview with the Associated Press, the former Massachusetts Governor says his record is "consistent and clear."

He singled out Senator John McCain and former New York City Mayor Rudy Giuliani as examples of politicians who have changed their minds on certain issues, such as tax cuts and abortion.

Romney made the remarks in a 15-minute interview as he traveled from Hampton to Stratham, New Hampshire.

Romney highlighted his rivals' records a week before the three top-tier candidates, and seven other lesser-known hopefuls, meet in their first debate of the primary race.

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