1. I take every vote very very seriously in my Senate race. There’s not a portion of society that I don’t believe I can’t capture if I get a chance to talk to them. I have a very different view of the world, because of how I was raised.”

    - Sen. Dean Heller (R-Nev.), speaking publicly about his differences with the recently released video of presidential candidate Mitt Romney saying that 47 percent of Americans are ‘dependent’ on the government. Heller is the third Republican running for Senate to distance himself from Romney’s comments, joining  Sen. Scott Brown (Mass.) and Connecticut Senate candidate Linda McMahon.

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