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VIDEO: Romney: Crying 'Nothing To Be Ashamed Of'

Mitt Romney deflected an inappropriate joke while speaking about his deceased parents.

It's been an emotional day for the Republican candidates.

Mitt Romney focused a portion of his speech on Friday night to memories of his deceased parents while speaking to voters at a packed VFW Post in Merrimack.

When he tried to speak fondly of his parents and the values they taught him about America, an audience member shouted "Don't cry."

The man was referring to an event in Iowa earlier Friday morning where Newt Gingrich began to tear up when speaking about his deceased mother.

Romney did his best to deflect the tasteless joke by saying he does cry for them, but not right then.

"I won't cry, but I have nothing to be ashamed of in that regard," he said.

Howard Tinsley December 31, 2011 at 10:53 AM
Romney's top donors Goldman Sachs 354,700.00 Credit Suisse Group 195,250.00 Morgan Stanley 185,800.00 Hig Capitol 176,500.00 Barclays 155,250.00 Kirkland Ellis 129,100.00 Bank of America 121,500.00 PricewaterhouseCoopers 118,250.00 EMC Corp 117,300.00 JP morgan Chase 109,750.00
Nancy P January 02, 2012 at 12:03 AM
Just a few of Obama's donations for 2008 Goldman Sachs $1,013,091.00 Credit Suisse Group $286,353.00 Morgan Stanley $512,232.00 Bank of America $394,242.00 PricewaterhouseCoopers $229,543.00 JPMorgan Chase $808,799.00 76% of all Lawyer/Law Firm donations went to Obama totalling $16.1million. The financial sector was the second largest contributor with $15.95million. Four out of the top five Obama contributors are employees of financial giants Goldman Sachs, UBS AG, JPMorgan Chase, and Citigroup. The top recipient of BP Oil Co donations was Obama in the amount of $71,000. According to ABC News and a report from the Center of Public Integrity, nearly 80% of all big dollar bundlers took key administration posts. In February 2007,then-Senator Obama said in his announcement speech, "The cynics, the lobbyists, the special interests who've turned our government into a game only they can afford to play,” “They get the access while you get to write a letter…The time for that kind of politics is over." Oh really?

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