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Tim Pawlenty chides Mitt Romney on health care law
San Francisco Chronicle

Several Republican presidential candidates stepped up their rhetoric Sunday on the eve of the first GOP debate in New Hampshire, signaling the start of a more robust interplay among the candidates as the campaign heads into summer.

The strongest shot came from former Minnesota Gov. Tim Pawlenty, who swiped at the health care plan signed into law by Mitt Romney when he was governor of Massachusetts. He said the health care law championed by President Obama amounted to “Obamneycare.”