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A demonstrator is detained during a march through the streets of Tampa, Fla. (Aug. 27, 2012)

Republican convention protests in Tampa

Anti-GOP protesters express their views outside the Tampa Bay Times Forum in Tampa, Fla., where the Republican National Convention is taking place. (Aug. 27, 2012)

A demonstrator is detained during a march through
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A demonstrator is detained during a march through the streets of Tampa, Fla. (Aug. 27, 2012)

Police officers in full riot gear with a
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Police officers in full riot gear with a shot gun protect the perimeter outside the Tampa Times Forum, where the Republican National Convention is taking place, during a protest march in Tampa, Fla. (Aug. 27, 2012)

An anti-GOP protester speaks with a member of
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An anti-GOP protester speaks with a member of the police during a protest march on the streets of Tampa, Fla. (Aug. 27, 2012)

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An anti-GOP protester waves a fake U.S. flag
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An anti-GOP protester waves a fake U.S. flag during a protest march at the streets of Tampa, Fla. (Aug. 27, 2012)

Demonstrators try to cover their faces as they
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Demonstrators try to cover their faces as they march through the streets of Tampa, Fla., to protest the Republican National Convention. (Aug. 27, 2012)

Demonstrators march through the streets of Tampa, Fla.,
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Demonstrators march through the streets of Tampa, Fla., to protest the Republican National Convention taking place there. (Aug. 27, 2012)

An anti-GOP protester shouts slogans during a protest
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An anti-GOP protester shouts slogans during a protest march on the streets of Tampa, Fla. (Aug. 27, 2012)

An anti-GOP protester shouts slogans during a protest
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An anti-GOP protester shouts slogans during a protest march on the streets of Tampa, Fla. (Aug. 27, 20120

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Anti-GOP protesters wear masks depicting presumptive Republican presidential
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Anti-GOP protesters wear masks depicting presumptive Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney as they hold a banner during a protest rally in downtown Tampa, Fla. (Aug. 27, 2012)

Demonstrators walk during a protest march in Tampa,
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Demonstrators walk during a protest march in Tampa, Fla. Hundreds of protestors gathered in a park in Tampa to march in demonstration against the Republican National Convention. (Aug. 27, 2012)

An anti-GOP protester holds a sign during a
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An anti-GOP protester holds a sign during a protest rally in downtown Tampa, Fla. (Aug. 27, 2012)

An anti-GOP protester raises his fist during a
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An anti-GOP protester raises his fist during a protest rally in downtown Tampa, Fla. (Aug. 27, 2012)

Russel Patterson of Tampa, Fla., participates in a
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Russel Patterson of Tampa, Fla., participates in a Dogs Against Romney protest before the Republican National Convention in Tampa, Fla. (Aug. 26, 2012)

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A demonstrator walks during a protest march in
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A demonstrator walks during a protest march in Tampa, Fla. Hundreds of protesters gathered in Gas Light Park in downtown Tampa to march in demonstration against the Republican National Convention. (Aug. 26, 2012)

A demonstrator walks with others during a protest
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A demonstrator walks with others during a protest march in Tampa, Fla. Hundreds of protesters gathered in Gas Light Park in downtown Tampa to march in demonstration against the Republican National Convention. (Aug. 26, 2012)

Protest signs sit on the ground as people
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Protest signs sit on the ground as people gather before the beginning of the Republican National Convention in Tampa, Fla. (Aug. 26, 2012)

Franz Nertte of Miami shouts during a protest
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Franz Nertte of Miami shouts during a protest march in Tampa, Fla. Hundreds of protesters gathered in Gas Light Park in downtown Tampa to march in demonstration against the Republican National Convention. (Aug. 26, 2012)

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