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Romney tells Obama to change tone of campaign now

WASHINGTON (AP) - Republican presidential challenger Mitt Romney is charging that President Barack Obama is running a campaign "of enmity and jealousy and anger" and called on him to lift the tone of political discourse immediately.

Romney tells "CBS This Morning" in an interview Wednesday he believes Obama "seems to be running just to hang onto power" and that the president and Vice President Joe Biden are carrying out "a divisive effort to keep from talking about the issues." The two campaigns got into a pitched battle Tuesday over remarks that Biden made to an audience in Danville, Va., where he charged that Republicans would seek to put people "back in chains."

Romney says he believes the Obama campaign's rhetoric is "demeaning to the office of the White House."

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