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Romney's 'green jobs' criticism carries risks
Romney opposition to wind tax credit gives Obama opening, shows risks of green jobs skepticism
By The Associated Press

DENVER (AP) Some Republicans are worried that Mitt Romney is going too far in savaging President Barack Obama's green jobs initiative.

At issue is a comment by a Romney campaign spokesman that Congress should let a tax break for wind energy producers expire at the end of the year.

One Iowa congressman suggested Romney lacked a "full understanding" of how important the credit is to Iowa and the nation. And the Obama campaign circulated fact sheets showing deep support for the credit in swing-voting states including Iowa, Colorado and Nevada.

Obama will appear in Colorado on Wednesday to promote his economic plan, and it's possible that the wind tax credit could come up.

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