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Delegates watch as Former President Bill Clinton addresses the Democratic National Convention in Charlotte, N.C. (Sept. 5, 2012)

2012 Democratic National Convention

Democrats gather in Charlotte to formally announce President Barack Obama as their 2012 presidential nominee.

President Barack Obama and his wife, Michelle, wave
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President Barack Obama and his wife, Michelle, wave as they take the stage during the 2012 Democratic National Convention at the Time Warner Cable Arena in Charlotte, N.C. (Sept. 5, 2012)

supporters wave signs during the 2012 Democratic National
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supporters wave signs during the 2012 Democratic National Convention at the Time Warner Cable Arena in Charlotte, North Carolina on the evening of September 6, 2012.

John Kerry wave to the crowd from the
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John Kerry wave to the crowd from the stage of the 2012 Democratic NAtional Convention at the Time Warner Cable Arena in Charlotte, North Carolina on the evening of September 6, 2012.

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Actress Scarlett Johansson speaks during the 2012 Democratic
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Actress Scarlett Johansson speaks during the 2012 Democratic National Convention at the Time Warner Cable Arena in Charlotte, North Carolina on the evening of September 5, 2012.

James Taylor performs 2012 Democratic National Convention at
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James Taylor performs 2012 Democratic National Convention at the Time Warner Cable Arena in Charlotte, North Carolina on the evening of September 5, 2012.

Confetti flys as President Barack Obama, Vice President
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Confetti flys as President Barack Obama, Vice President Joe Biden, and families take the stage during the 2012 Democratic National Convention at the Time Warner Cable Arena in Charlotte, North Carolina on the evening of September 5, 2012.

Dave Groll of the Foo Fighters performs 2012
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Dave Groll of the Foo Fighters performs 2012 Democratic National Convention at the Time Warner Cable Arena in Charlotte, North Carolina on the evening of September 5, 2012.

Mary J. Blige performs 2012 Democratic National Convention
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Mary J. Blige performs 2012 Democratic National Convention at the Time Warner Cable Arena in Charlotte, North Carolina on the evening of September 5, 2012.

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Marc Anthony performs 2012 Democratic National Convention at
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Marc Anthony performs 2012 Democratic National Convention at the Time Warner Cable Arena in Charlotte, North Carolina on the evening of September 5, 2012.

President Barack Obama and his, wife, Michelle, during
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President Barack Obama and his, wife, Michelle, during the 2012 Democratic National Convention at the Time Warner Cable Arena in Charlotte, N.C. (Sept. 5, 2012)

Michigan Governor Jennifer Granholm speaks to the crowd
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Michigan Governor Jennifer Granholm speaks to the crowd during the 2012 Democratic National Convention at the Time Warner Cable Arena in Charlotte, North Carolina on the evening of September 6, 2012.

debbie wasserman schultz and Gabrielle Giffords wave to
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debbie wasserman schultz and Gabrielle Giffords wave to the crowd fromthe stage of the 2012 Democratic NAtional Convention at the Time Warner Cable Arena in Charlotte, North Carolina on the evening of September 6, 2012.

President Barack Obama with his daughter Malia on
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President Barack Obama with his daughter Malia on stage during the 2012 Democratic National Convention at the Time Warner Cable Arena in Charlotte, North Carolina on the evening of September 6, 2012.

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President Barack Obama and Vice President Joe Biden
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President Barack Obama and Vice President Joe Biden wave as they take the stage during the 2012 Democratic National Convention at the Time Warner Cable Arena in Charlotte, North Carolina. (Sept. 6, 2012)

President Barack Obama hugs his wife Michelle, and
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President Barack Obama hugs his wife Michelle, and his two daughters Sasha and Malia, as they take the stage during the 2012 Democratic National Convention at the Time Warner Cable Arena in Charlotte, North Carolina. (Sept. 5, 2012)

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President Barack Obama addresses the Democratic National Convention
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President Barack Obama addresses the Democratic National Convention in Charlotte, N.C. (Sept. 6, 2012)

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Vice President <a href="/topics//Joe_Biden">Joe Biden</a> addresses the <a href="/topics//Democratic_National_Convention">Democratic National Convention</a> in Charlotte, N.C. (Sept. 6, 2012)

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Representative Debbie Wasserman Schultz, a Democrat from Florida,
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Representative Debbie Wasserman Schultz, a Democrat from Florida, gestures before speaking during day three of the Democratic National Convention (DNC) in Charlotte, North Carolina, U.S., on Thursday, Sept. 6, 2012. President Barack Obama's prime-time nomination acceptance speech tonight at the DNC will be aimed at convincing voters that a slow economic recovery will accelerate if they give him a second term. Photographer: Scott Eells/Bloomberg *** Local Caption *** Debbie Wasserman Schultz

A delegate wears an Obama dress during day
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A delegate wears an Obama dress during day three of the Democratic National Convention (DNC) in Charlotte, North Carolina, U.S., on Thursday, Sept. 6, 2012. President Barack Obama's prime-time nomination acceptance speech tonight at the DNC will be aimed at convincing voters that a slow economic recovery will accelerate if they give him a second term. Photographer: Daniel Acker/Bloomberg

Singer Mary J. Blige performs during day three
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Singer Mary J. Blige performs during day three of the Democratic National Convention (DNC) in Charlotte, North Carolina, U.S., on Thursday, Sept. 6, 2012. President Barack Obama's prime-time nomination acceptance speech tonight at the DNC will be aimed at convincing voters that a slow economic recovery will accelerate if they give him a second term. Photographer: Victor J. Blue/Bloomberg *** Local Caption *** Mary J. Blige

Singer Mary J. Blige waves before performing during
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Singer Mary J. Blige waves before performing during day three of the Democratic National Convention (DNC) in Charlotte, North Carolina, U.S., on Thursday, Sept. 6, 2012. President Barack Obama's prime-time nomination acceptance speech tonight at the DNC will be aimed at convincing voters that a slow economic recovery will accelerate if they give him a second term. Photographer: Scott Eells/Bloomberg *** Local Caption *** Mary J. Blige

A supporter wears a pins-adorned sombrero to the
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A supporter wears a pins-adorned sombrero to the Time Warner Cable Arena in Charlotte, North Carolina, on September 6, 2012 on the final day of the Democratic National Convention (DNC). US President Barack Obama is expected to accept the nomination from the DNC to run for a second term as president. AFP PHOTO Robyn BECKROBYN BECK/AFP/GettyImages

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Representative John Lewis, a Democrat from Georgia, gestures
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Representative John Lewis, a Democrat from Georgia, gestures while speaking during day three of the Democratic National Convention (DNC) in Charlotte, North Carolina, U.S., on Thursday, Sept. 6, 2012. President Barack Obama's prime-time nomination acceptance speech tonight at the DNC will be aimed at convincing voters that a slow economic recovery will accelerate if they give him a second term. Photographer: Victor J. Blue/Bloomberg *** Local Caption *** John Lewis

A lone protestor carries a sign through downtown
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A lone protestor carries a sign through downtown Charlotte, North Carolina, near the Time Warner Cable Arena on September 6, 2012 on the final day of the Democratic National Convention (DNC). US President Barack Obama is expected to accept the nomination from the DNC to run for a second term as president. AFP PHOTO Robyn BECKROBYN BECK/AFP/GettyImages

Items retained at a security check near the
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Items retained at a security check near the Time Warner Cable Arena in Charlotte, North Carolina, on September 6, 2012 on the final day of the Democratic National Convention (DNC). US President Barack Obama is expected to accept the nomination from the DNC to run for a second term as president. AFP PHOTO Robyn BECKROBYN BECK/AFP/GettyImages

CHARLOTTE, NC - SEPTEMBER 06: People dance during
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CHARLOTTE, NC - SEPTEMBER 06: People dance during the final day of the Democratic National Convention at Time Warner Cable Arena on September 6, 2012 in Charlotte, North Carolina. The DNC, which concludes today, nominated U.S. President Barack Obama as the Democratic presidential candidate. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Member of the US Senate, North Carolina, Kay
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Member of the US Senate, North Carolina, Kay Hagan welcomes delegates and supporters at the Time Warner Cable Arena in Charlotte, North Carolina, on September 6, 2012 on the final day of the Democratic National Convention (DNC). US President Barack Obama is expected to accept the nomination from the DNC to run for a second term as president. AFP PHOTO Stan HONDASTAN HONDA/AFP/GettyImages

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CHARLOTTE, NC - SEPTEMBER 06: CEO Duke Energy
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CHARLOTTE, NC - SEPTEMBER 06: CEO Duke Energy James Rogers speaks on stage during the final day of the Democratic National Convention at Time Warner Cable Arena on September 6, 2012 in Charlotte, North Carolina. The DNC, which concludes today, nominated U.S. President Barack Obama as the Democratic presidential candidate. (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)

CHARLOTTE, NC - SEPTEMBER 06: U.S. Rep. Mel
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CHARLOTTE, NC - SEPTEMBER 06: U.S. Rep. Mel L. Watt (D-NC) speaks on stage during the final day of the Democratic National Convention at Time Warner Cable Arena on September 6, 2012 in Charlotte, North Carolina. The DNC, which concludes today, nominated U.S. President Barack Obama as the Democratic presidential candidate. (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)

CHARLOTTE, NC - SEPTEMBER 06: People run for
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CHARLOTTE, NC - SEPTEMBER 06: People run for cover from the pouring rain during the final day of the Democratic National Convention outside the Time Warner Cable Arena on September 6, 2012 in Charlotte, North Carolina. The DNC, which concludes today, nominated U.S. President Barack Obama as the Democratic presidential candidate. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

People walk outside the Time Warner Arena before
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People walk outside the Time Warner Arena before the final day of the 2012 Democratic National Convention September 6, 2012 in Charlotte, North Carolina. Early this morning in a roll call vote of state delegates the Democratic party nominate US President Barack Obama to run for a second term as president. AFP PHOTO/Brendan SMIALOWSKIBRENDAN SMIALOWSKI/AFP/GettyImages

CHARLOTTE, NC - SEPTEMBER 06: Musican Dave Grohl
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CHARLOTTE, NC - SEPTEMBER 06: Musican Dave Grohl (C) of the Foo Fighters performs for a soundcheck during the final day of the Democratic National Convention at Time Warner Cable Arena on September 6, 2012 in Charlotte, North Carolina. The DNC, which concludes today, nominated U.S. President Barack Obama as the Democratic presidential candidate. (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)

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CHARLOTTE, NC - SEPTEMBER 06: Cindy Trigg wears
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CHARLOTTE, NC - SEPTEMBER 06: Cindy Trigg wears a hat decorated with a plush donkey and campaign buttons during the final day of the Democratic National Convention at Time Warner Cable Arena on September 6, 2012 in Charlotte, North Carolina. The DNC, which concludes today, nominated U.S. President Barack Obama as the Democratic presidential candidate. (Photo by Tom Pennington/Getty Images)

Sonya Jaquez Lewis, left, and Kathleen Ensz, delegates
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Sonya Jaquez Lewis, left, and Kathleen Ensz, delegates from Colorado, sing while listening to musician James Taylor perform during day three of the Democratic National Convention (DNC) in Charlotte, North Carolina, U.S., on Thursday, Sept. 6, 2012. President Barack Obama's prime-time nomination acceptance speech tonight at the DNC will be aimed at convincing voters that a slow economic recovery will accelerate if they give him a second term. Photographer: Victor J. Blue/Bloomberg *** Local Caption *** Sonya Jaquez Lewis; Kathleen Ensz

Samara Jones, 4 months, is held during day
(Credit: Bloomberg Daniel Acker)

Samara Jones, 4 months, is held during day three of the Democratic National Convention (DNC) in Charlotte, North Carolina, U.S., on Thursday, Sept. 6, 2012. President Barack Obama's prime-time nomination acceptance speech tonight at the DNC will be aimed at convincing voters that a slow economic recovery will accelerate if they give him a second term. Photographer: Daniel Acker/Bloomberg *** Local Caption *** Samara Jones

A delegate holds a hand to her heart
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A delegate holds a hand to her heart during day three of the Democratic National Convention (DNC) in Charlotte, North Carolina, U.S., on Thursday, Sept. 6, 2012. President Barack Obama's prime-time nomination acceptance speech tonight at the DNC will be aimed at convincing voters that a slow economic recovery will accelerate if they give him a second term. Photographer: Daniel Acker/Bloomberg

Representative Barney Frank, a Democrat from Massachusetts, waves
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Representative Barney Frank, a Democrat from Massachusetts, waves while arriving to speak during day three of the Democratic National Convention (DNC) in Charlotte, North Carolina, U.S., on Thursday, Sept. 6, 2012. President Barack Obama's prime-time nomination acceptance speech tonight at the DNC will be aimed at convincing voters that a slow economic recovery will accelerate if they give him a second term. Photographer: Scott Eells/Bloomberg *** Local Caption *** Barney Frank

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Latina supporter Tina Abrego holds up Obama puppets
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Latina supporter Tina Abrego holds up Obama puppets during day three of the Democratic National Convention (DNC) in Charlotte, North Carolina, U.S., on Thursday, Sept. 6, 2012. President Barack Obama's prime-time nomination acceptance speech tonight at the DNC will be aimed at convincing voters that a slow economic recovery will accelerate if they give him a second term. Photographer: Daniel Acker/Bloomberg *** Local Caption *** Tina Abrego

CHARLOTTE, NC - SEPTEMBER 06: Delegate Jeannette Council
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CHARLOTTE, NC - SEPTEMBER 06: Delegate Jeannette Council wears a hat that says OBAMA during the final day of the Democratic National Convention at Time Warner Cable Arena on September 6, 2012 in Charlotte, North Carolina. The DNC, which concludes today, nominated U.S. President Barack Obama as the Democratic presidential candidate. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Former President Bill Clinton speaks during the 2012
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Former President Bill Clinton speaks during the 2012 Democratic National Convention at the Time Warner Cable Arena in Charlotte, North Carolina on the evening of September 5, 2012.

NY Attorney General Eric Schneiderman , right, listens
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NY Attorney General Eric Schneiderman , right, listens as Gov. Andrew Cuomo (not pictured) speaks during the NEw York State Democratic Delegation Breakfast event in Charlotte, North Carolina. on the morning of September 6, 2012.

US Senator Charles Schumer speaks with people during
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US Senator Charles Schumer speaks with people during the New York State Democratic delegation breakfast at the Doubletree, in Charlotte North Carolina on the morning of September 4, 2012. The delegation is in town for the 2012 Democratic National Convention.

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US Senator Charles Schumer speaks with people during
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US Senator Charles Schumer speaks with people during the New York State Democratic delegation breakfast at the Doubletree, in Charlotte North Carolina on the morning of September 4, 2012. The delegation is in town for the 2012 Democratic National Convention.

US Senator Charles Schumer speaks with people during
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US Senator Charles Schumer speaks with people during the New York State Democratic delegation breakfast at the Doubletree, in Charlotte North Carolina on the morning of September 4, 2012. The delegation is in town for the 2012 Democratic National Convention.

US Senator Charles Schumer speaks during the New
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US Senator Charles Schumer speaks during the New York State Democratic delegation breakfast at the Doubletree, in Charlotte North Carolina on the morning of September 4, 2012. The delegation is in town for the 2012 Democratic National Convention.

US Senator Charles Schumer speaks during the New
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US Senator Charles Schumer speaks during the New York State Democratic delegation breakfast at the Doubletree, in Charlotte North Carolina on the morning of September 4, 2012. The delegation is in town for the 2012 Democratic National Convention.

New York State Governor Andrew Cuomo speaks during
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New York State Governor Andrew Cuomo speaks during the NEw York State Democratic Delegation Breakfast event in Charlotte, North Carolina. on the morning of September 6, 2012.

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New York Governor Andrew Cuomo speaks during the
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New York Governor Andrew Cuomo speaks during the NEW York State Democratic Delegation Breakfast event in Charlotte, North Carolina. (Sept. 6, 2012)

People take pictures while New York State Governor
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People take pictures while New York State Governor Andrew Cuomo speaks during the NEw York State Democratic Delegation Breakfast event in Charlotte, North Carolina. on the morning of September 6, 2012.

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