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Axelrod: Fellow Dems told Booker Bain is a ‘legitimate issue’

David Axelrod said Mayor Cory Booker, a rising Democratic star and campaign surrogate, "was just wrong" in the comments he made Sunday that Romney's record with Bain Capital should be off limits calling the Obama campaign's ads "nauseating."

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"In this particular instance, he was just wrong," Axelrod said even if Booker's intent was to talk more to the negative tenors of the election battle.

Asked by host Andrea Mitchell if Booker had been contacted by the campaign to clarify his comments, Axelrod responded, "I think he probably heard from a lot of people who think its a legitimate issue."

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