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Romney says he supports payroll tax cuts

WASHINGTON (AP) -- Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney says he supports the extension of payroll tax cuts, a proposal President Barack Obama is championing.

In a Monday interview with conservative radio host Michael Medved, Romney said he wants to make sure the cuts are extended because middle-class workers are, in his words, "having a hard time."

Romney previously called the extensions "little Band-Aids," but in a recent debate he also said he wouldn't oppose the one-year provision.

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