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[Mitt Romney] the former Massachusetts governor's health care record could be a major stumbling block. It included an "individual mandate" for people to buy insurance so that the healthy and the sick alike share costs. That's also the linchpin of the legislation passed by Congress last year that GOP leaders are trying to repeal. Romney agrees with the repeal effort and draws a distinction between "Obamacare"' and his state-level initiative (Reinhard, 3/29). This is part of the KHN Morning Briefing, a summary of health policy coverage from major news organizations. Sign up for an email subscription.