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U.S. President Barack Obama talks at a campaign event at Springfield High School in Ohio, November 2, 2012. REUTERS/Larry Downing

U.S. President Barack Obama talks at a campaign event at Springfield High School in Ohio, November 2, 2012. REUTERS/Larry Downing

U.S. President Barack Obama talks at a campaign event at Springfield High School in Ohio, November 2, 2012. REUTERS/Larry Downing
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Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney waves to the crowd after delivering a speech near Milwaukee in West Allis, Wisconsin November 2, 2012. REUTERS/Brian Snyder

Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney waves to the crowd after delivering a speech near Milwaukee in West Allis, Wisconsin November 2, 2012. REUTERS/Brian Snyder

Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney waves to the crowd after delivering a speech near Milwaukee in West Allis, Wisconsin November 2, 2012. REUTERS/Brian Snyder
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U.S. President Barack Obama waves at a campaign event at Cheyenne Sports Complex in Las Vegas, Nevada November 1, 2012. REUTERS/Larry Downing

U.S. President Barack Obama waves at a campaign event at Cheyenne Sports Complex in Las Vegas, Nevada November 1, 2012. REUTERS/Larry Downing

U.S. President Barack Obama waves at a campaign event at Cheyenne Sports Complex in Las Vegas, Nevada November 1, 2012. REUTERS/Larry Downing
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U.S. President Barack Obama talks at a campaign event at Austin Straubel Airport International Airport in Green Bay, Wisconsin, November 1, 2012. REUTERS/Larry Downing

U.S. President Barack Obama talks at a campaign event at Austin Straubel Airport International Airport in Green Bay, Wisconsin, November 1, 2012. REUTERS/Larry Downing

U.S. President Barack Obama talks at a campaign event at Austin Straubel Airport International Airport in Green Bay, Wisconsin, November 1, 2012. REUTERS/Larry Downing
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Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney waves to the overflow crowd after delivering a speech in West Allis, Wisconsin November 2, 2012. REUTERS/Brian Snyder

Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney waves to the overflow crowd after delivering a speech in West Allis, Wisconsin November 2, 2012. REUTERS/Brian Snyder

Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney waves to the overflow crowd after delivering a speech in West Allis, Wisconsin November 2, 2012. REUTERS/Brian Snyder
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Supporters of U.S. Republican presidential nominee and former Massachusetts Governor Mitt Romney gesture at a campaign rally in West Allis, Wisconsin, November 2, 2012. REUTERS/Jim Young

Supporters of U.S. Republican presidential nominee and former Massachusetts Governor Mitt Romney gesture at a campaign rally in West Allis, Wisconsin, November 2, 2012. REUTERS/Jim Young

Supporters of U.S. Republican presidential nominee and former Massachusetts Governor Mitt Romney gesture at a campaign rally in West Allis, Wisconsin, November 2, 2012. REUTERS/Jim Young
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Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney waves to the overflow crowd after delivering a speech in West Allis, Wisconsin November 2, 2012. REUTERS/Brian Snyder

Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney waves to the overflow crowd after delivering a speech in West Allis, Wisconsin November 2, 2012. REUTERS/Brian Snyder

Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney waves to the overflow crowd after delivering a speech in West Allis, Wisconsin November 2, 2012. REUTERS/Brian Snyder
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U.S. Republican presidential nominee and former Massachusetts Governor Mitt Romney speaks at campaign rally in West Allis, Wisconsin, November 2, 2012. REUTERS/Jim Young

U.S. Republican presidential nominee and former Massachusetts Governor Mitt Romney speaks at campaign rally in West Allis, Wisconsin, November 2, 2012. REUTERS/Jim Young

U.S. Republican presidential nominee and former Massachusetts Governor Mitt Romney speaks at campaign rally in West Allis, Wisconsin, November 2, 2012. REUTERS/Jim Young
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A supporter of U.S. Republican presidential nominee and former Massachusetts Governor Mitt Romney attends a campaign rally in West Allis, Wisconsin, November 2, 2012. REUTERS/Jim Young

A supporter of U.S. Republican presidential nominee and former Massachusetts Governor Mitt Romney attends a campaign rally in West Allis, Wisconsin, November 2, 2012. REUTERS/Jim Young

A supporter of U.S. Republican presidential nominee and former Massachusetts Governor Mitt Romney attends a campaign rally in West Allis, Wisconsin, November 2, 2012. REUTERS/Jim Young
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Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney walks out to greet the overflow crowd after delivering a speech in West Allis, Wisconsin November 2, 2012. REUTERS/Brian Snyder

Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney walks out to greet the overflow crowd after delivering a speech in West Allis, Wisconsin November 2, 2012. REUTERS/Brian Snyder

Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney walks out to greet the overflow crowd after delivering a speech in West Allis, Wisconsin November 2, 2012. REUTERS/Brian Snyder
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A supporter of U.S. Republican presidential nominee and former Massachusetts Governor Mitt Romney attends a campaign rally in West Allis, Wisconsin, November 2, 2012. REUTERS/Jim Young

A supporter of U.S. Republican presidential nominee and former Massachusetts Governor Mitt Romney attends a campaign rally in West Allis, Wisconsin, November 2, 2012. REUTERS/Jim Young

A supporter of U.S. Republican presidential nominee and former Massachusetts Governor Mitt Romney attends a campaign rally in West Allis, Wisconsin, November 2, 2012. REUTERS/Jim Young
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Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney gets off his campaign plane in Richmond, Virginia November 1, 2012. REUTERS/Brian Snyder

Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney gets off his campaign plane in Richmond, Virginia November 1, 2012. REUTERS/Brian Snyder

Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney gets off his campaign plane in Richmond, Virginia November 1, 2012. REUTERS/Brian Snyder
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Supporters wait to hear former U.S. President Bill Clinton speak at the University of Wisconsin Waukesha as he campaigns for the Democratic Party in Waukesha November 1, 2012. REUTERS/Darren Hauck

Supporters wait to hear former U.S. President Bill Clinton speak at the University of Wisconsin Waukesha as he campaigns for the Democratic Party in Waukesha November 1, 2012. REUTERS/Darren Hauck

Supporters wait to hear former U.S. President Bill Clinton speak at the University of Wisconsin Waukesha as he campaigns for the Democratic Party in Waukesha November 1, 2012. REUTERS/Darren Hauck
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Supporters listen to U.S. President Barack Obama talk at a campaign event at Austin Straubel Airport International Airport in Green Bay, Wisconsin, November 1, 2012. REUTERS/Larry Downing

Supporters listen to U.S. President Barack Obama talk at a campaign event at Austin Straubel Airport International Airport in Green Bay, Wisconsin, November 1, 2012. REUTERS/Larry Downing

Supporters listen to U.S. President Barack Obama talk at a campaign event at Austin Straubel Airport International Airport in Green Bay, Wisconsin, November 1, 2012. REUTERS/Larry Downing
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Supporters of U.S. Republican presidential nominee and former Massachusetts Governor Mitt Romney hold up four fingers in reference to the number of days until the presidential election at a campaign rally in West Allis, Wisconsin, November 2, 2012. REUTERS/Jim Young

Supporters of U.S. Republican presidential nominee and former Massachusetts Governor Mitt Romney hold up four fingers in reference to the number of days until the presidential election at a campaign rally in West Allis, Wisconsin, November 2, 2012....more

Supporters of U.S. Republican presidential nominee and former Massachusetts Governor Mitt Romney hold up four fingers in reference to the number of days until the presidential election at a campaign rally in West Allis, Wisconsin, November 2, 2012. REUTERS/Jim Young
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U.S. Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney (L) and U.S. President Barack Obama shake hands at the conclusion of the final U.S. presidential debate in Boca Raton, Florida, October 22, 2012. REUTERS/Scott Audette

U.S. Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney (L) and U.S. President Barack Obama shake hands at the conclusion of the final U.S. presidential debate in Boca Raton, Florida, October 22, 2012. REUTERS/Scott Audette

U.S. Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney (L) and U.S. President Barack Obama shake hands at the conclusion of the final U.S. presidential debate in Boca Raton, Florida, October 22, 2012. REUTERS/Scott Audette
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U.S. President Barack Obama waves to the crowd as he arrives at a campaign rally at Springfield High School in Ohio, November 2, 2012. REUTERS/Jason Reed

U.S. President Barack Obama waves to the crowd as he arrives at a campaign rally at Springfield High School in Ohio, November 2, 2012. REUTERS/Jason Reed

U.S. President Barack Obama waves to the crowd as he arrives at a campaign rally at Springfield High School in Ohio, November 2, 2012. REUTERS/Jason Reed
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Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney greets audience members after a speech near Milwaukee in West Allis, Wisconsin November 2, 2012. REUTERS/Brian Snyder

Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney greets audience members after a speech near Milwaukee in West Allis, Wisconsin November 2, 2012. REUTERS/Brian Snyder

Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney greets audience members after a speech near Milwaukee in West Allis, Wisconsin November 2, 2012. REUTERS/Brian Snyder
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Supporters cheer U.S. President Barack Obama after speaking at a campaign event at Springfield High School in Ohio, November 2, 2012. REUTERS/Larry Downing

Supporters cheer U.S. President Barack Obama after speaking at a campaign event at Springfield High School in Ohio, November 2, 2012. REUTERS/Larry Downing

Supporters cheer U.S. President Barack Obama after speaking at a campaign event at Springfield High School in Ohio, November 2, 2012. REUTERS/Larry Downing
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U.S. President Barack Obama greets supporters after speaking at a campaign event at Springfield High School in Ohio, November 2, 2012. REUTERS/Larry Downing

U.S. President Barack Obama greets supporters after speaking at a campaign event at Springfield High School in Ohio, November 2, 2012. REUTERS/Larry Downing

U.S. President Barack Obama greets supporters after speaking at a campaign event at Springfield High School in Ohio, November 2, 2012. REUTERS/Larry Downing
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A woman holds the head of U.S. President Barack Obama as he greets supporters at a campaign event at Springfield High School in Ohio, November 2, 2012. REUTERS/Larry Downing

A woman holds the head of U.S. President Barack Obama as he greets supporters at a campaign event at Springfield High School in Ohio, November 2, 2012. REUTERS/Larry Downing

A woman holds the head of U.S. President Barack Obama as he greets supporters at a campaign event at Springfield High School in Ohio, November 2, 2012. REUTERS/Larry Downing
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Members of the Springfield High School Wildcats marching band react as they spot U.S. President Barack Obama upon his arrival at a campaign rally at Springfield High School in Ohio, November 2, 2012. REUTERS/Jason Reed

Members of the Springfield High School Wildcats marching band react as they spot U.S. President Barack Obama upon his arrival at a campaign rally at Springfield High School in Ohio, November 2, 2012. REUTERS/Jason Reed

Members of the Springfield High School Wildcats marching band react as they spot U.S. President Barack Obama upon his arrival at a campaign rally at Springfield High School in Ohio, November 2, 2012. REUTERS/Jason Reed
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Supporters of U.S. Republican presidential nominee and former Massachusetts Governor Mitt Romney attend a campaign rally in West Allis, Wisconsin, November 2, 2012. REUTERS/Jim Young

Supporters of U.S. Republican presidential nominee and former Massachusetts Governor Mitt Romney attend a campaign rally in West Allis, Wisconsin, November 2, 2012. REUTERS/Jim Young

Supporters of U.S. Republican presidential nominee and former Massachusetts Governor Mitt Romney attend a campaign rally in West Allis, Wisconsin, November 2, 2012. REUTERS/Jim Young
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U.S. President Barack Obama walks up to speak at a campaign event at the Franklin County fairgrounds in Hilliard, Ohio, November 2, 2012. REUTERS/Larry Downing

U.S. President Barack Obama walks up to speak at a campaign event at the Franklin County fairgrounds in Hilliard, Ohio, November 2, 2012. REUTERS/Larry Downing

U.S. President Barack Obama walks up to speak at a campaign event at the Franklin County fairgrounds in Hilliard, Ohio, November 2, 2012. REUTERS/Larry Downing
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A protester stands outside the venue as U.S. President Barack Obama visits Springfield High School in Ohio, November 2, 2012. REUTERS/Larry Downing

A protester stands outside the venue as U.S. President Barack Obama visits Springfield High School in Ohio, November 2, 2012. REUTERS/Larry Downing

A protester stands outside the venue as U.S. President Barack Obama visits Springfield High School in Ohio, November 2, 2012. REUTERS/Larry Downing
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Cell phone cameras catch U.S. President Barack Obama as he delivers remarks at a campaign event at Springfield High School in Ohio, November 2, 2012. REUTERS/Larry Downing

Cell phone cameras catch U.S. President Barack Obama as he delivers remarks at a campaign event at Springfield High School in Ohio, November 2, 2012. REUTERS/Larry Downing

Cell phone cameras catch U.S. President Barack Obama as he delivers remarks at a campaign event at Springfield High School in Ohio, November 2, 2012. REUTERS/Larry Downing
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U.S. President Barack Obama delivers remarks at a campaign event at Springfield High School in Ohio, November 2, 2012. REUTERS/Larry Downing

U.S. President Barack Obama delivers remarks at a campaign event at Springfield High School in Ohio, November 2, 2012. REUTERS/Larry Downing

U.S. President Barack Obama delivers remarks at a campaign event at Springfield High School in Ohio, November 2, 2012. REUTERS/Larry Downing
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U.S. President Barack Obama shakes hands before he delivers remarks at a campaign event at Springfield High School in Ohio, November 2, 2012. REUTERS/Larry Downing

U.S. President Barack Obama shakes hands before he delivers remarks at a campaign event at Springfield High School in Ohio, November 2, 2012. REUTERS/Larry Downing

U.S. President Barack Obama shakes hands before he delivers remarks at a campaign event at Springfield High School in Ohio, November 2, 2012. REUTERS/Larry Downing
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