Obama Accuses Romney of Suffering From 'Romnesia'

President Barack Obama talks to supporters during a campaign rally at Colorado College in Colorado Springs, Colo., Aug, 9, 2012.
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By KEN THOMAS, Associated Press

FAIRFAX, Va. (AP) — President Barack Obama is making a direct gender pitch in hotly contested Virginia, telling a college crowd that when it comes to issues important to women's health and jobs, Mitt Romney is distancing himself from past stances and suffers from a case of "Romnesia."

He says Romney wants to take the country to policies more suited to the 1950s.

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Portraying his Republican challenger as forgetful of his past positions on contraception, abortion and workplace equality for women and other issues, Obama joked that: "If you come down with a case of Romnesia ... here's the good news: Obamacare covers pre-existing conditions. We can fix you up. We've got a cure."

Obama spoke at George Mason University in northern Virginia, a key battleground in the election.

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