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Back -- -- politics and the integration of the culture war into the campaign.
Correspondent Shannon Bream explains.
It is a war that only one of the candidates wants to -- -- cut off funding to Planned Parenthood.
Most of the Obama campaign and the Planned Parenthood action fund are going after Mitt Romney -- inaccurately portraying his position on abortion.
At a time the former governor is hoping to keep the debate focused on the economy.
I think it's an issue that basically.
The Democrats easy to try and create a wedge.
Under trying to mobilize so women voters where they have a slight advantage at this point in time.
Indiana governor Mitch Daniels once thought to be in the hunt for the 2012 GOP nomination.
Famously warned politicians in twenty tend to college truce on social issues until -- countries deeper economic issues can be result.
And while Romney is made only the -- -- public remarks on cultural topics.
Marriage is a relationship.
Between one man and one woman.
By contrast the president has waded into a number of controversy you'll debate.
From the decision to end the military's Don't Ask Don't Tell policy to an unequivocal endorsement of same sex marriage and now the spotlight on the abortion debate.
It tells me that they're trying to reinforce their own political base -- this is mainly to get Democrats that it may have been a little disaffected.
Did come back.
Analysts from both sides of the aisle say social issue attack ads don't usually surface until much later in the campaign cycle suggesting that the Obama camp is scrambling to find a topic double put some distance between the president and former governor and even top Democrats believe that -- abortion ads against Romney and -- could backfire.
If you're in the middle on the issue of life and pro life position vs pro choice position that means you have got to that abortion.
And most people do I do so that it may actually end up defending the people who are in the middle which is -- too dangerous and it.
On the heels of the abortion as vice president Joseph Biden said -- Monday fund raiser that the Republican Party has quote a social policy right out of the fifties.
Romney's campaign says the negative false ads are nothing more than an attempt to divert from quote disastrous economic news -- chanted thank you.
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