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Romney Says He's Tough on Immigration

Romney Says He's Tough on Immigration



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AIKEN, S.C. (AP) -- Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney promised to stop illegal immigration at a campaign stop today in Aiken, South Carolina.

Romney says he'd sanction employers for hiring undocumented workers and would oppose so-called sanctuary cities that offer housing and other benefits.

He also derided New York Sen. Hillary Rodham Clinton's government solutions for health care -- calling them "Hillary Care."

The former Massachusetts governor says he doesn't want the same guys who "ran the Katrina cleanup" in charge of health care. He said he'd leave it up to states to design their own systems.

Romney -- the chief of the 2002 Salt Lake Olympics -- is a leading fundraiser in the crowded field of presidential candidates.

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