Mitt Romney 'glitter-bombed' at campaign stop in Twin Cities

Republican Mitt Romney's presidential campaign trail passed through Eagan Wednesday. In his warehouse appearance he took some shots at President Obama, ignored his Republican rivals, and got showered with glitter -- twice.
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Protesters dumped glitter on Mitt Romney -- twice -- during his campaign stop in Eagan on Wednesday. But the Republican presidential hopeful took it in stride, calling it "confetti" to celebrate his win in the Florida caucus.

Nick Espinosa -- one of the activists involved and a man who has become well-known for showering politicians in glitter -- said the protest was meant to underscore Romney's support of the Mormon church, which Espinosa says is working to defeat same-sex marriage.

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As for his remarks, Romney focused on the economy and aimed his remarks at President Obama rather than his fellow Republicans. He also reiterated his support of automatic inflationary increases in the minimum wage.

The Boston Globe earlier published a report quoting anonymous sources who suggested Michele Bachmann might be about to endorse Romney. But Bachmann's team said that report was "completely false" and requested that the newspaper retract the story.

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