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2008 campaign: Off the stump:

Hannah Banks of Boston cheers during the 100 Club Dinner at the New Hampshire Dome that was sponsored by the New Hampshire Democratic Party. (Rick Loomis / Los Angeles Times)
Mitt Romney casts a shadow on an American flag during a speech at a town-hall gathering in Salem on the last full day of campaigning before the New Hampshire primary. (Gina Ferazzi / Los Angeles Times)
A lone Rudy Giuliani sign sits at the end of a dock surrounded by a frozen lake outside Manchester, N.H. (Gina Ferazzi / Los Angeles Times)
Future voter
A future voter sits this one out as presidential candidate Sen. Hillary Rodham Clinton campaigns at Cafe Espresso in Portsmouth, N.H. (Barbara Davidson / Los Angeles Times)
Rosemary George Stratley makes her support known at a campaign stop for Democratic candidate Hillary Rodham Clinton in Vinton, Iowa. (Barbara Davidson / Los Angeles Times)
James Butler of New York is shown in silhouette at the Democratic-sponsored 100 Club Dinner in the New Hampshire Dome. (Rick Loomis / Los Angeles Times)
Young hopeful
Jacob Sueppel, 7, of Iowa City awaits the arrival of presidential candidate Sen. Barack Obama to the Coralville Marriott Hotel. (Rick Loomis / Los Angeles Times)
Rural farmland stretching out to the horizon is seen from a bus in the Barack Obama motorcade, which made its way in the early morning toward Davenport in eastern Iowa for a campaign stop. (Rick Loomis / Los Angeles Times)
Dressed up
Oscar Poole, owner of Col. Poole’s Georgia Bar-B-Q, made his way from East Ellijay, Ga., to attend his first Iowa caucus. He’s waiting to hear a speech by former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee. (Jay L. Clendenin / Los Angeles Times)
Campaign sign
A few Hillary Clinton signs adorn the floor at the Sioux City Arts Center in Sioux City, Iowa. (Barbara Davidson / Los Angeles Times)
An audience member at Nashua High School South expresses surprise at Sen. Barack Obama’s unexpected loss in the New Hampshire primary. (Rick Loomis / Los Angeles Times)
Highway 163
Along highway 163, heading southwest from Des Moines en route to Pella, a sign in support of Mike Huckabee is posted below another reading, “Faith Still Matters. One Nation Under God. Vote Republican.” (Jay L. Clendenin / Los Angeles Times)
Golden Egg
A New Hampshire resident peers out a foggy window to see Mitt Romney’s arrival while having breakfast at the Golden Egg restaurant in Portsmouth. (Gina Ferazzi / Los Angeles Times)
Emily Bubar, 6, of Houlton, Maine, waits patiently for an autograph from Republican presidential candidate Mike Huckabee as he greets supporters in Henniker, N.H. (Jay L. Clendenin / Los Angeles Times)
An image of Mike Huckabee from his passing campaign bus is reflected in a window at the Webster County fairgrounds in Fort Dodge, Iowa. (Jay L. Clendenin / Los Angeles Times)
Polling place
Volunteers prep a polling station at Parker Varney School in Manchester, N.H. (Barbara Davidson / Los Angeles Times)
Different campaigns
In New Hampshire tradition, supporters from different campaigns gather in front of St. Anselm’s College for back-to-back candidate forums. (Gina Ferazzi / Los Angeles Times)
Lovejoy Elementary
Iowa residents line up in the cold to caucus at Lovejoy Elementary School in Des Moines. (Barbara Davidson / Los Angeles Times)
After the party
Confetti litters the floor of a hotel ballroom in Nashua, N.H., after Sen. John McCain’s victory celebration. (Jay L. Clendenin / Los Angeles Times)