Posted at 06:30 AM ET, 12/05/2011

DNC dubs Romney a “career politician”

So far, Mitt Romney has had only one line of attack against Newt Gingrich, who has surged in the polls and now leads the former Massachusetts governor in Iowa--Romney implies that Gingrich is a creature of Washington, a “career politician.”

It’s the same label that the Romney camp slapped on Rick Perry, who is now in the low single digits in Iowa. In contrast, Romney describes himself as a career businessman and jobs creator, who can pull the U.S. economy back onto solid footing.

But the Democratic National Committee sees it differently. In a new Web video, Democrats trace Romney’s political career back to 1994, when he first ran for Senate. Add to that a 2002 run for the Massachusetts statehouse, and two runs for the White House, and by the DNC’s math, the “career politician” label can be applied to Romney too.

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