His infamous "47 percent" remark was taken out of context, former presidential candidate Mitt Romney tells The Washington Post in a new interview.

The oft-cited quote was widely interpreted as the 2012 GOP nominee stating that 47 percent of Americans can't be persuaded to take personal responsibility.

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The man who recorded Mitt Romney's now-infamous "47 percent" comments at a fundraiser in Florida will reveal himself Wednesday night on MSNBC.

In a preview of his interview, the bartender credits former President Bill Clinton for his decision to bring a camera to work that fateful day. Say what now?

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In his first extensive interview since losing the Presidential election to Barack Obama, Mitt Romney told Chris Matthews this morning that he only has himself to blame for not taking the White House.

“I lost my election because of my campaign," Romney said on Fox News Sunday. "Not because of what anyone else did."

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Mitt Romney's final vote total in the 2012 presidential election has been tallied, and the Republican challenger received - wait for it - 47 percent of the vote.

Yes, it took this entire time to finalize it (you just didn't hear about it because it wasn't close), and Romney came in almost exactly at the 47 percent figure.

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Mitt Romney Biography

Mitt Romney Picture Mitt Romney wants to be elected President in 2012. The former Governor of Massachuetts is challenging Barack Obama for that lofty... More »
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Willard Mitt Romney