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2008 campaign: Off the stump:

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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)
Shadow
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)
Dock
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)
T-shirt
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)
Silhouette
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)
Farmland
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)
Disbelief
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)
Autograph
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)
Auditorium
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)
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