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Romney's email hacked

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An anonymous hacker claims to have broken into Mitt Romney's personal email account.  It seems that person emailed the web site Gawker.com with a password to a Hotmail email account. The email address was recently made public in a Wall Street Journal story. 

Romney used the account while he was the governor of Massachusetts.  The LA Times reports the hacker gained access by guessing the answer to the security question, "What is your favorite pet?" 

The Romney campaign says the proper authorities are investigating.