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Video: GOP Outraged Over Tribute to Sen. Ted Kennedy at DNC

| by Michael Allen

During Tuesday night’s Democratic National Convention, there was a video tribute to the late Sen. Ted Kennedy.

Part of the video showed Sen. Kennedy debating and defeating Mitt Romney in 1994, when Romney ran for senator.

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Included was the classic Kennedy line to Romney: “On the question of the choice issue, I have supported the Roe v. Wade. I am pro-choice. My opponent is multiple choice.”

Upon seeing the video, RNC Chairman Reince Priebus went on Twitter to criticize the tribute: "Classless Dems use tribute video of deceased Ted Kennedy to attack Mitt Romney."

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The video linked Kennedy's dream of health care reform to President Obama‘s achievement of health care legislation.