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Daniels wants to ‘mute’ debate over social issues

Washington (CNN) – Potential presidential candidate Mitch Daniels irked more than a few conservatives last year when he called for a “truce” on social issues while the country works through its economic problems.

Now he’s doubling down on that position.

The Indiana governor and dark horse presidential favorite of many fiscal conservatives told radio host Laura Ingraham he wants to “mute” issue like abortion and gay marriage – at least for a certain amount of time while the country’s growing debt is confronted and other economic problems are dealt with.

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