A supporter of Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney holds an American flag and a "Defeat Obama" sign during a Romney rally at Tidewater Community college in Chesapeake, Va., on Oct. 17, 2012. (Associated Press)

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A supporter of Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney holds an American flag and a "Defeat Obama" sign during a Romney rally at Tidewater Community college in Chesapeake, Va., on Oct. 17, 2012. (Associated Press)