PHOENIX -- Mitt Romney is the special guest this morning at a conference of Associated Builders and Contractors. His pre-game show: A series of videos from ABC Pac and from the ABC's advocacy fund, the Free Enterprise Alliance. The final video was interesting, for a number of reasons, telling the history of a country nearly defeated by the New Deal, until builders saved it.
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