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U.S. Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney speaks during a campaign stop at Jet Machine in Cincinnati, Ohio October 25, 2012. REUTERS/Brian Snyder

U.S. Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney speaks during a campaign stop at Jet Machine in Cincinnati, Ohio October 25, 2012. REUTERS/Brian Snyder

U.S. Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney speaks during a campaign stop at Jet Machine in Cincinnati, Ohio October 25, 2012. REUTERS/Brian Snyder
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U.S. President Barack Obama speaks during a campaign rally in Richmond, Virginia October 25, 2012. Obama is on a two-day, eight-state campaign swing. REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque

U.S. President Barack Obama speaks during a campaign rally in Richmond, Virginia October 25, 2012. Obama is on a two-day, eight-state campaign swing. REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque

U.S. President Barack Obama speaks during a campaign rally in Richmond, Virginia October 25, 2012. Obama is on a two-day, eight-state campaign swing. REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque
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Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney greets diners at First Watch cafe, where he picked up some food, in Cincinnati, Ohio October 25, 2012. REUTERS/Brian Snyder

Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney greets diners at First Watch cafe, where he picked up some food, in Cincinnati, Ohio October 25, 2012. REUTERS/Brian Snyder

Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney greets diners at First Watch cafe, where he picked up some food, in Cincinnati, Ohio October 25, 2012. REUTERS/Brian Snyder
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Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney, accompanied by U.S. Senator Rob Portman (R-OH) (C), picks up food at First Watch cafe in Cincinnati, Ohio October 25, 2012. REUTERS/Brian Snyder

Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney, accompanied by U.S. Senator Rob Portman (R-OH) (C), picks up food at First Watch cafe in Cincinnati, Ohio October 25, 2012. REUTERS/Brian Snyder

Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney, accompanied by U.S. Senator Rob Portman (R-OH) (C), picks up food at First Watch cafe in Cincinnati, Ohio October 25, 2012. REUTERS/Brian Snyder
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U.S. President Barack Obama acknowledges the crowd with Virginia Senator Mark Warner (R) during a campaign rally in Richmond, Virginia October 25, 2012. Obama is on a two-day, eight-state campaign swing. REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque

U.S. President Barack Obama acknowledges the crowd with Virginia Senator Mark Warner (R) during a campaign rally in Richmond, Virginia October 25, 2012. Obama is on a two-day, eight-state campaign swing. REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque

U.S. President Barack Obama acknowledges the crowd with Virginia Senator Mark Warner (R) during a campaign rally in Richmond, Virginia October 25, 2012. Obama is on a two-day, eight-state campaign swing. REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque
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U.S. President Barack Obama speaks during a campaign rally in Richmond, Virginia October 25, 2012. Obama is on a two-day, eight state, campaign swing. REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque

U.S. President Barack Obama speaks during a campaign rally in Richmond, Virginia October 25, 2012. Obama is on a two-day, eight state, campaign swing. REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque

U.S. President Barack Obama speaks during a campaign rally in Richmond, Virginia October 25, 2012. Obama is on a two-day, eight state, campaign swing. REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque
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U.S. President Barack Obama speaks during a campaign rally in Richmond, Virginia October 25, 2012. Obama is on a two-day, eight-state campaign swing. REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque

U.S. President Barack Obama speaks during a campaign rally in Richmond, Virginia October 25, 2012. Obama is on a two-day, eight-state campaign swing. REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque

U.S. President Barack Obama speaks during a campaign rally in Richmond, Virginia October 25, 2012. Obama is on a two-day, eight-state campaign swing. REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque
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U.S. Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney speaks during a campaign stop at Jet Machine in Cincinnati, Ohio October 25, 2012. REUTERS/Brian Snyder

U.S. Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney speaks during a campaign stop at Jet Machine in Cincinnati, Ohio October 25, 2012. REUTERS/Brian Snyder

U.S. Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney speaks during a campaign stop at Jet Machine in Cincinnati, Ohio October 25, 2012. REUTERS/Brian Snyder
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U.S. Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney takes the stage at a campaign stop at Jet Machine in Cincinnati, Ohio October 25, 2012. REUTERS/Brian Snyder

U.S. Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney takes the stage at a campaign stop at Jet Machine in Cincinnati, Ohio October 25, 2012. REUTERS/Brian Snyder

U.S. Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney takes the stage at a campaign stop at Jet Machine in Cincinnati, Ohio October 25, 2012. REUTERS/Brian Snyder
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U.S. Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney speaks during a campaign stop at Jet Machine in Cincinnati, Ohio October 25, 2012. REUTERS/Brian Snyder

U.S. Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney speaks during a campaign stop at Jet Machine in Cincinnati, Ohio October 25, 2012. REUTERS/Brian Snyder

U.S. Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney speaks during a campaign stop at Jet Machine in Cincinnati, Ohio October 25, 2012. REUTERS/Brian Snyder
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Ann Romney, wife of Republican U.S. presidential candidate Mitt Romney, arrives, along with her grandson Miles, 4, on stage at a rally in St. Augustine, Florida, October 25, 2012. REUTERS/Brian Blanco

Ann Romney, wife of Republican U.S. presidential candidate Mitt Romney, arrives, along with her grandson Miles, 4, on stage at a rally in St. Augustine, Florida, October 25, 2012. REUTERS/Brian Blanco

Ann Romney, wife of Republican U.S. presidential candidate Mitt Romney, arrives, along with her grandson Miles, 4, on stage at a rally in St. Augustine, Florida, October 25, 2012. REUTERS/Brian Blanco
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Ann Romney, wife of Republican U.S. presidential candidate Mitt Romney, speaks at a rally in St. Augustine, Florida, October 25, 2012. REUTERS/Brian Blanco

Ann Romney, wife of Republican U.S. presidential candidate Mitt Romney, speaks at a rally in St. Augustine, Florida, October 25, 2012. REUTERS/Brian Blanco

Ann Romney, wife of Republican U.S. presidential candidate Mitt Romney, speaks at a rally in St. Augustine, Florida, October 25, 2012. REUTERS/Brian Blanco
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U.S. President Barack Obama waves to the crowd as he walks onstage for a campaign rally in Richmond, Virginia October 25, 2012. Obama is on a two-day, eight-state campaign swing. REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque

U.S. President Barack Obama waves to the crowd as he walks onstage for a campaign rally in Richmond, Virginia October 25, 2012. Obama is on a two-day, eight-state campaign swing. REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque

U.S. President Barack Obama waves to the crowd as he walks onstage for a campaign rally in Richmond, Virginia October 25, 2012. Obama is on a two-day, eight-state campaign swing. REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque
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Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney greets diners at First Watch cafe, where he picked up some food, in Cincinnati, Ohio October 25, 2012. REUTERS/Brian Snyder

Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney greets diners at First Watch cafe, where he picked up some food, in Cincinnati, Ohio October 25, 2012. REUTERS/Brian Snyder

Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney greets diners at First Watch cafe, where he picked up some food, in Cincinnati, Ohio October 25, 2012. REUTERS/Brian Snyder
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