Mitt Romney, Paul Ryan and their campaign staff
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Scenes from the Republican National Convention in Tampa, Fla.

Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney and vice presidential candidate Paul Ryan pose with campaign staffers during the final day of the Republican National Convention in Tampa, Fla. (Chip Somodevilla / Getty Images)

House Ways and Means Committee Chairman Paul Ryan (R-Wis.) heads for House Republican caucus meeting in the basement of the Capitol in Washington on Oct. 9, 2015. 

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Former Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice speaks at the Republican National Convention. (Mark Boster / Los Angeles Times)
The crowd reacts to Rep. Paul Ryan’s acceptance speech as the Republican vice presidential nominee. (Mark Boster / Los Angeles Times)
Wisc. Gov. Scott Walker cries as Republican vice presidential nominee, Rep. Paul Ryan addresses the Republican National Convention in Tampa, Fla. (David Goldman / AP Photo)
Delegates wore Paul Ryan masks on the floor at the Republican National Convention. (Mark Boster / Los Angeles Times)
About 100 delegates from all over the country chant, “So goes Maine, so goes the country,” as they march out of the Republican National Convention. They were sympathetic to the plight of Ron Paul’s Maine delegates, who were not seated at the convention. (Mark Boster / Los Angeles Times)
Occupy activists John Penley, left, and Vermin Supreme at “Romneyville.” (Mark Boster / Los Angeles Times)
Protesters from “Romneyville” gather in Riverside Park to lend support to a Planned Parenthood rally while police officers on bikes monitor their actions. (Mark Boster / Los Angeles Times)
“Romneyville” is a tent city on the edge of downtown Tampa where the homeless coexist with protesters. (Mark Boster / Los Angeles Times)
A Planned Parenthood rally at Riverside Park in Tampa continues despite a downpour. The rally was held a few miles from the site of the Republican National Convention. (Mark Boster / Los Angeles Times)
Protesters gather in Riverside Park, with one wearing an “Anonymous” mask. (Mark Boster / Los Angeles Times)
A mask of Paul Ryan on the GOP convention floor Wednesday evening, when he is to accept the vice presidential nomination. (Mark Boster / Los Angeles Times)
A member of the Republican Jewish Coalition wears his anti-Obama button during an afternoon rally in Tampa, Fla.  (Mark Boster / Los Angeles Times)
Video featuring former Presidents George H.W. Bush and George W. Bush is shown at the Tampa Bay Times Forum in Tampa during the Republican National Convention. (Stan Honda / AFP/Getty Images)
Recording artist Ayla Brown sings the national anthem as the Amputee Veterans of America Support Team presents the colors at the Tampa Bay Times Forum in Tampa during the Republican National Convention. (Mladen Antonov / AFP/Getty Images)
Republican National Committee Chairman Reince Priebus, center, listens as Ayla Brown sings the national anthem during the presentation of colors by the Amputee Veterans of America Support Team at the Tampa Bay Times Forum. (Stan Honda / AFP/Getty Images)
Members of the Amputee Veterans of America Support Team present the colors at the Republican National Convention on Wednesday. (Glen Stubbe / Minneapolis Star Tribune)
Arizona Sen. John McCain addresses the audience during the Republican National Convention on Wednesday. (Stan Honda / AFP/Getty Images)
Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.) speaks during the third day of the Republican National Convention. (Chip Somodevilla / Getty Images)
Thousands of balloons are poised to drop Thursday night after Mitt Romney’s speech at the Republican National Convention.  (Glen Stubbe / Minneapolis Star Tribune)
A young volunteer stands next to campaign signs at the GOP convention.  (Glen Stubbe / Minneapolis Star Tribune)
A delegate sits in the prayer room at the Republican National Convention. (Daniel Acker / Bloomberg)
Marc Sobas removes a “We Built It” sign before the third day of the 2012 Republican National Convention at the Tampa Bay Times Forum in Florida. (Brendan Smialowski / AFP / Getty Images)
Sen. Marco Rubio (R-Fla.) speaks to reporters on the floor of the Republican National Convention. (Charles Dharapak / Associated Press)
David Karst of Milwaukee holds headshots of Republican vice presidential candidate, Rep. Paul Ryan (R-Wisc.) during the third day of the Republican National Convention. (Chip Somodevilla / Getty Images)
Former Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice checks the microphone and podium before her scheduled speech Wednesday evening. (Charles Dharapak / Associated Press)
Bradley Thompson, left, a production manager, proposes to production coordinator Laura Bowman onstage before the third day of the convention. (Brendan Smialowski / AFP/Getty Images)
Mitt Romney’s wife, Ann, reacts to the crowd before delivering her convention address. (Mark Boster / Los Angeles Times)
Mitt and Ann Romney kiss onstage at the Republican National Convention.  (Mark Boster / Los Angeles Times)
Surrounded by photos of her family, Ann Romney takes the stage to talk about her relationship with her husband, Mitt. (Mark Boster / Los Angeles Times)

A supporter gets a picture with Rep. Ron Paul of Texas, left.

 (Mark Boster / Los Angeles Times)
Mitt Romney’s wife, Ann, greets the convention crowd in front of an oversized photo of her husband in his younger days.  (Mark Boster / Los Angeles Times)
Mitt and Ann Romney greet the crowd at the Republican National Convention.  (Mark Boster / Los Angeles Times)
Former Sen. Rick Santorum of Pennsylvania, speaking at the Republican National Convention, salutes his son, who is in his first year at the Citadel.  (Mark Boster / Los Angeles Times)
Delegates are decked out in hats and campaign buttons on the convention floor.  (Mark Boster / Los Angeles Times)
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