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Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney does a sound and tele-prompter check with staff members at the Republican National Convention at the Tampa Bay Times Forum in Tampa, Fla. on Thursday, August 30, 2012. (Andrew Harnik/ The Washington Times)

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Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney is joined by his running mate, vice-presidential nominee Rep. Paul Ryan, as they arrive to pose for a photograph with Romney campaign staff members at the Republican National Convention at the Tampa Bay Times Forum in Tampa, Fla. on Thursday, August 30, 2012. (Rod Lamkey, Jr./ The Washington Times)

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Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney is joined by his running mate, vice-presidential nominee Rep. Paul Ryan, as they arrive to pose for a photograph with Romney campaign staff members at the Republican National Convention at the Tampa Bay Times Forum in Tampa, Fla. on Thursday, August 30, 2012. (Rod Lamkey, Jr./ The Washington Times)

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Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney does a sound and tele-prompter check with staff members at the Republican National Convention at the Tampa Bay Times Forum in Tampa, Fla. on Thursday, August 30, 2012. (Rod Lamkey, Jr./ The Washington Times)

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Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney is joined by his running mate, vice-presidential nominee Rep. Paul Ryan, as they arrive to pose for a photograph with Romney campaign staff members at the Republican National Convention at the Tampa Bay Times Forum in Tampa, Fla. on Thursday, August 30, 2012. (Andrew Harnik/ The Washington Times)

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Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney is joined by his running mate, vice-presidential nominee Rep. Paul Ryan, as they arrive to pose for a photograph with Romney campaign staff members at the Republican National Convention at the Tampa Bay Times Forum in Tampa, Fla. on Thursday, August 30, 2012. (Andrew Harnik/ The Washington Times)

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Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney is joined by his running mate, vice-presidential nominee Rep. Paul Ryan, as they arrive to pose for a photograph with Romney campaign staff members at the Republican National Convention at the Tampa Bay Times Forum in Tampa, Fla. on Thursday, August 30, 2012. (Andrew Harnik/ The Washington Times)

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Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney is joined by his running mate, vice-presidential nominee Rep. Paul Ryan, leave after posing for a photograph with Romney campaign staff members at the Republican National Convention at the Tampa Bay Times Forum in Tampa, Fla. on Thursday, August 30, 2012.(Andrew Harnik/ The Washington Times)

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Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney is joined by his running mate, vice-presidential nominee Rep. Paul Ryan, leave after posing for a photograph with Romney campaign staff members at the Republican National Convention at the Tampa Bay Times Forum in Tampa, Fla. on Thursday, August 30, 2012.(Andrew Harnik/ The Washington Times)

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Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney does a sound and tele-prompter check with staff members at the Republican National Convention at the Tampa Bay Times Forum in Tampa, Fla. on Thursday, August 30, 2012. (Andrew Harnik/ The Washington Times)

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Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney does a sound and tele-prompter check with staff members at the Republican National Convention at the Tampa Bay Times Forum in Tampa, Fla. on Thursday, August 30, 2012. (Andrew Harnik/ The Washington Times)

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Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney does a sound and tele-prompter check with staff members at the Republican National Convention at the Tampa Bay Times Forum in Tampa, Fla. on Thursday, August 30, 2012. (Andrew Harnik/ The Washington Times)

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Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney does a sound and tele-prompter check with staff members at the Republican National Convention at the Tampa Bay Times Forum in Tampa, Fla. on Thursday, August 30, 2012. (Andrew Harnik/ The Washington Times)

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Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney is joined by his running mate, vice-presidential nominee Rep. Paul Ryan, as they arrive to pose for a photograph with Romney campaign staff members at the Republican National Convention at the Tampa Bay Times Forum in Tampa, Fla. on Thursday, August 30, 2012. (Andrew Harnik/ The Washington Times)

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Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney and his running mate, Wisconsin Rep. Paul Ryan, pose Aug. 30, 2012, for a photograph with Romney campaign staff members at the Republican National Convention at the Tampa Bay Times Forum in Tampa, Fla. (Rod Lamkey, Jr./The Washington Times)

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Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney is joined Aug. 30, 2012, by running mate, Wisconsin Rep. Paul Ryan, as they arrive to pose for a photograph with Romney campaign staff members at the Republican National Convention at the Tampa Bay Times Forum in Tampa, Fla. (Rod Lamkey, Jr./The Washington Times)

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Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney checks the teleprompter and sound levels with staff members Aug. 30, 2012, at the Republican National Convention at the Tampa Bay Times Forum in Tampa, Fla. (Rod Lamkey, Jr./The Washington Times)

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Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney checks the teleprompter and sound levels with staff members Aug. 30, 2012, at the Republican National Convention at the Tampa Bay Times Forum in Tampa, Fla. (Rod Lamkey, Jr./The Washington Times)

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Rep. Paul Ryan, Wisconsin Republican and GOP vice presidential nominee, addresses the Republican National Convention at the Tampa Bay Times Forum in Tampa, Fla., on Aug. 29, 2012. (Andrew Harnik/The Washington Times)

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Vice presidential nominee, Rep. Paul Ryan, R-Wisc., addresses the Republican National Convention at the Tampa Bay Times Forum in Tampa, Fla. on Wednesday, August 29, 2012. (Andrew Harnik/ The Washington Times)