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Attendees at the Republican National Convention in Tampa, (Credit: Newsday/Alejandra Villa)

Attendees at the Republican National Convention in Tampa, Fla. (Aug. 30, 2012)

2012 Republican National Convention

Mitt Romney was nominated as the Republican party's candidate for president at the 2012 Republican National Convention in Tampa, Fla.

Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney, right, and his
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Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney, right, and his vice presidential running mate Paul Ryan wave to the crowd as balloons fall at the close of the 2012 Republican National Convention at the Tampa Bay Times Forum in Tampa, Fla. (Aug. 30, 2012)

Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney and his wife
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Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney and his wife Ann after his speech at the Republican National Convention in Tampa, Fla. (Aug. 30, 2012)

Attendees at the Republican National Convention in Tampa,
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Attendees at the Republican National Convention in Tampa, Fla. (Aug. 30, 2012)

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Presidential candidate Mitt Romney and his wife Ann
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Presidential candidate Mitt Romney and his wife Ann waves to the crowd during the 2012 Republican National Convention in Tampa. (Aug. 30, 2012)

Republican Presidential candidate Mitt Romney, right and his
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Republican Presidential candidate Mitt Romney, right and his vice presidential running mate Paul Ryan wave to the crowd at the close of the 2012 Republican National Convention at the Tampa Bay Times Forum, in Tampa, Fla. (Aug. 30, 2012)

Republican vice presidential nominee, Rep. Paul Ryan and
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Republican vice presidential nominee, Rep. Paul Ryan and presidential nominee Mitt Romney wave to the delegates during the Republican National Convention in Tampa, Fla. (Aug. 30, 2012)

Presidential nominee Mitt Romney addresses the Republican National
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Presidential nominee Mitt Romney addresses the Republican National Convention in Tampa, Fla. (Aug. 30, 2012)

Presidential candidate Mitt Romney speaks during the 2012
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Presidential candidate Mitt Romney speaks during the 2012 Republican National Convention in Tampa. (Aug. 30, 2012)

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Presidential nominee Mitt Romney addresses the Republican National
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Presidential nominee Mitt Romney addresses the Republican National Convention in Tampa, Fla. (Aug. 30, 2012)

Vice presidential nominee Rep. Paul Ryan with his
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Vice presidential nominee Rep. Paul Ryan with his wife Janna at the end of the Republican National Convention in Tampa, Fla (Aug. 30, 2012)

Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney and his family
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Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney and his family watch the balloons drop during the Republican National Convention in Tampa, Fla. (Aug. 30, 2012)

Colorado Delegate Kendal Unruh makes her way through
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Colorado Delegate Kendal Unruh makes her way through piles of fallen balloons after the close of the 2012 Republican National Convention in Tampa. (Aug. 30, 2012)

Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney waves to delegates
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Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney waves to delegates before at the Republican National Convention in Tampa, Fla. (Aug. 30, 2012)

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Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney addresses the Republican
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Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney addresses the Republican National Convention in Tampa, Fla. (Aug. 30, 2012)

Delegates cheer as presidential candidate Mitt Romney is
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Delegates cheer as presidential candidate Mitt Romney is introduced at the Republican National Convention in Tampa, Fla. (Aug. 30, 2012)

Presidential candidate Mitt Romney greets supporters as he
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Presidential candidate Mitt Romney greets supporters as he makes his way into the arena to speak during the 2012 Republican National Convention in Tampa. (Aug. 30, 2012)

Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney acknowledges delegates before
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Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney acknowledges delegates before speaking at the Republican National Convention in Tampa, Fla. (Aug. 30, 2012)

Florida Senator Marco Rubio addresses delegates during the
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Florida Senator Marco Rubio addresses delegates during the Republican National Convention in Tampa, Fla. (Aug. 30, 2012)

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Actor Clint Eastwood speaks during the 2012 Republican
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Actor Clint Eastwood speaks during the 2012 Republican National Convention at the Tampa Bay Times Forum. (Aug. 30, 2012)

American singer Taylor Hicks performs at the Tampa
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American singer Taylor Hicks performs at the Tampa Bay Times Forum in Tampa, Florida. (Aug. 30, 2012)

Republican vice presidential nominee, Rep. Paul Ryan and
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Republican vice presidential nominee, Rep. Paul Ryan and his wife Janna wave to delegates during the Republican National Convention in Tampa, Fla. (Aug. 30, 2012)

Ann Romney, wife of U.S. Republican presidential nominee
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Ann Romney, wife of U.S. Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney, hugs Republican vice presidential nominee, Rep. Paul Ryan during the Republican National Convention in Tampa, Fla. (Aug. 30, 2012)

Texas delegate John Allen from Sulphur Springs wears
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Texas delegate John Allen from Sulphur Springs wears a Texas delegation tie at the Republican National Convention in Tampa, Fla. (Aug. 30, 2012)

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A mask of Republican presidential candidate, former Massachusetts
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A mask of Republican presidential candidate, former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney is passed out during the final day of the Republican National Convention at the Tampa Bay Times Forum. (Aug. 30, 2012)

Former Florida Governor Jeb Bush addresses the Republican
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Former Florida Governor Jeb Bush addresses the Republican National Convention in Tampa, Fla. (Aug. 30, 2012)

Craig Romney son of Republican presidential nominee Mitt
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Craig Romney son of Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney addresses the Republican National Convention in Tampa, Fla. (Aug. 30, 2012)

Former House Speaker Newt Gingrich and his wife
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Former House Speaker Newt Gingrich and his wife Callista addresses the Republican National Convention in Tampa, Fla. (Aug. 30, 2012)

Former House Speaker Newt Gingrich and his wife
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Former House Speaker Newt Gingrich and his wife Callista deliver a tribute to President Ronald Reagan during the Republican National Convention in Tampa, Fla. (Aug. 30, 2012)

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Republican Presidential Candidate Mitt Romney waves to supporters
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Republican Presidential Candidate Mitt Romney waves to supporters during a sound check for his speech at the Republican National Convention at the Tampa Bay Times Forum, in Tampa, Fla. (Aug. 30, 2012)

Republican Presidential Candidate Mitt Romney at the podium
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Republican Presidential Candidate Mitt Romney at the podium during a sound check for his speech at tonight's Republican National Convention at the Tampa Bay Times Forum, in Tampa on the afternoon of August 30, 2012

TAMPA BAY, FL. THURSDAY AUGUST 30, 2012. Republican
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TAMPA BAY, FL. THURSDAY AUGUST 30, 2012. Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney and Vice President nominee Paul Ryan pose for a staff photo hours before Romney delivers his acceptance speech.

TAMPA BAY, FL. WEDNESDAY AUGUST 29, 2012. Republican
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TAMPA BAY, FL. WEDNESDAY AUGUST 29, 2012. Republican vice presidential nominee Rep. Paul Ryan (R-Wisc.) stands on the stage as he delivers his speech at the Republican National Convention in Tampa, Fla.

Republican Vice Presidential candidate Paul Ryan speaks the
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Republican Vice Presidential candidate Paul Ryan speaks the the delegation at the 2012 Republican National Convention at the Tampa Bay Times Forum in Tampa on the evening of August 29, 2012.

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Republican Vice Presidential candidate Paul Ryan speaks the
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Republican Vice Presidential candidate Paul Ryan speaks the the delegation at the 2012 Republican National Convention at the Tampa Bay Times Forum in Tampa on the evening of August 29, 2012.

Republican Vice Presidential candidate Paul Ryan speaks the
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Republican Vice Presidential candidate Paul Ryan speaks the the delegation at the 2012 Republican National Convention at the Tampa Bay Times Forum in Tampa on the evening of August 29, 2012.

California Delegate Don Genhart on the floor at
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California Delegate Don Genhart on the floor at the 2012 Republican National Convention at the Tampa Bay Times Forum in Tampa on the evening of August 29, 2012.

Republican Vice Presidential candidate Paul Ryan speaks the
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Republican Vice Presidential candidate Paul Ryan speaks the the delegation at the 2012 Republican National Convention at the Tampa Bay Times Forum in Tampa on the evening of August 29, 2012.

Delegates sypathetic to the cause of the Maine
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Delegates sypathetic to the cause of the Maine Republican Delgation who had delegates unseated for Supporting Ron PAul protest and chant in the halls of the Republican National Convention at the Tampa Bay Times Forum in Tampa on the evening of August 29, 2012.

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An unidentied person with a mohawk and a
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An unidentied person with a mohawk and a head tattoo, films as Delegates sypathetic to the cause of the Maine Republican Delgation who had delegates unseated for Supporting Ron PAul protest and chant in the halls of the Republican National Convention at the Tampa Bay Times Forum in Tampa on the evening of August 29, 2012.

New York Delegate, Andrea Catsimatidis from the Village
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New York Delegate, Andrea Catsimatidis from the Village of Quogue on Long Island. wears american flags on her head during the Republican National Convention at the Tampa Bay Times Forum in Tampa on the evening of August 29, 2012.

TAMPA BAY, FL. WEDNESDAY AUGUST 29, 2012. Scenes
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TAMPA BAY, FL. WEDNESDAY AUGUST 29, 2012. Scenes on the third day of the Republican National Convention in Tampa, Fla.

TAMPA BAY, FL. WEDNESDAY AUGUST 29, 2012. Republican
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TAMPA BAY, FL. WEDNESDAY AUGUST 29, 2012. Republican vice presidential nominee Rep. Paul Ryan (R-Wisc.) stands on the stage as he delivers his speech at the Republican National Convention in Tampa, Fla.

TAMPA BAY, FL. WEDNESDAY AUGUST 29, 2012. Republican
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TAMPA BAY, FL. WEDNESDAY AUGUST 29, 2012. Republican vice presidential nominee Rep. Paul Ryan (R-Wisc.) stands on the stage as he delivers his speech at the Republican National Convention in Tampa, Fla.

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TAMPA BAY, FL. WEDNESDAY AUGUST 29, 2012. Republican
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TAMPA BAY, FL. WEDNESDAY AUGUST 29, 2012. Republican vice presidential nominee Rep. Paul Ryan (R-Wisc.) stands on the stage as he delivers his speech at the Republican National Convention in Tampa, Fla.

TAMPA BAY, FL. WEDNESDAY AUGUST 29, 2012. Republican
(Credit: Alejandra Villa)

TAMPA BAY, FL. WEDNESDAY AUGUST 29, 2012. Republican vice presidential nominee Rep. Paul Ryan (R-Wisc.) stands on the stage as he delivers his speech at the Republican National Convention in Tampa, Fla.

TAMPA BAY, FL. WEDNESDAY AUGUST 29, 2012. Scenes
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TAMPA BAY, FL. WEDNESDAY AUGUST 29, 2012. Scenes on the third day of the Republican National Convention in Tampa, Fla.

Republican vice presidential nominee Rep. Paul Ryan and
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Republican vice presidential nominee Rep. Paul Ryan and his sons Charlie and Sam, daughter Liza, wife Janna and mother Betty Ryan Douglas wave from the stage during the Republican National Convention in Tampa, Fla (Aug. 29, 2012)

Republican vice presidential nominee Rep. Paul Ryan waves
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Republican vice presidential nominee Rep. Paul Ryan waves toward the delegates during the Republican National Convention in Tampa, Fla. (Aug. 29, 2012)

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Republican vice presidential nominee, Rep. Paul Ryan addresses
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Republican vice presidential nominee, Rep. Paul Ryan addresses the Republican National Convention in Tampa, Fla. (Aug. 29, 2012)

Republican vice presidential nominee, Rep. Paul Ryan addresses
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Republican vice presidential nominee, Rep. Paul Ryan addresses the Republican National Convention in Tampa, Fla. (Aug. 29, 2012)

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