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Rep. Sean Duffy (R-WI): Romney is 'a little stiff,' but his 'ideas are great'

The Republican National Convention will start strong today, after cancelling Monday's festivities due to the threat of tropical storm Isaac. GOP presidential candidate Mitt Romney is expected to arrive today.

One of the speakers at the convention today is Rep. Sean Duffy (R-Wis.), who talks with John Berman this morning on "Starting Point" about how Romney needs work work on 'humanizing' his image for voters.

“I think when you marry up like I did and Mitt Romney did, your wife says a lot about who you are and I think she humanizes him and brings a different vision of who Mitt Romney is," Duffy says. "Some see Mitt as a kind of a stiff guy who is not very relaxed...[Romney's] ideas are great. But when he’s by Paul Ryan or his wife he seems to loosen up a little bit. He seems more natural. She's going to show that side of Mitt Romney tonight.”

Duffy adds, “listen, though he might be a little stiff, I think Americans care about policy. Can this guy lead a recovery? Can he put American back to work? Can he help us get on a trajectory to balance with our debt?”

See a clip from Duffy's interview in the video above.

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