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Romney Must Show He Will Get Down to Business on Defense

Aug. 28 (Bloomberg) -- National defense is traditionally a Republican strength in U.S. presidential elections. Although conventional wisdom holds that this year’s contest will be won or lost on the domestic economy, defense can still be a winning issue for Republicans -- if Mitt Romney, the presumptive nominee, can apply some of the expertise he gained in the private sector to the military budget.

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