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An audience awaits Republican Presidential candidate Mitt Romney (R-MA) to arrive to a rally at Byrne Electrical Specialists in Rockford, Michigan on Monday, February 27, 2012. (For The New York Times)

An audience awaits Republican Presidential candidate Mitt Romney (R-MA) to arrive to a rally at Byrne Electrical Specialists in Rockford, Michigan on Monday, February 27, 2012.  

(For The New York Times)