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Romney announces exploratory committee

Just moments ago on Twitter, former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney announced the formation of his presidential exploratory committee. This allows him to begin raising money for his likely presidential race, and it takes place a week after President Obama announced his bid for re-election.

This Romney video accompanies the announcement.

*** UPDATE *** As others have pointed out, this announcement by Romney comes just one day before the fifth anniversary when Romney signed Massachusetts' health-care reform into law.