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The Colorado Statesman Special Section h Sept. 14, 2012

GOP & DEM National Conventions

Right: Republican vice presidential nominee Paul Ryan and his wife Janna, and Ann Romney and presidential nominee Mitt Romney appear together on the final night of the 2012 RNC in Tampa on Aug. 30. PHOTO

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Below: State GOP Chairman Ryan Call, with delegate Luke Kirk standing beside him, delivers the results of the Colorado delegation’s vote in the roll call on Aug. 28. Romney won 28 votes and eight delegates abstained from voting. PHOTO

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Left: Weld County Commissioner Sean Conway, chairman of the Colorado delegation to this year’s Republican National Convention, dons an official delegation shirt and cowboy hat as he poses for the camera in front of the official convention backdrop at the welcoming party thrown by the city of Tampa on Aug. 26 at Tropicana Field. PHOTO

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Above: Vice President Joe Biden, left, and Dr. Jill Biden join First Lady Michelle Obama, President Barack Obama, and their daughters Sasha and Malia, right, on stage at the Time Warner Cable Arena on the last night of the Democratic National Convention in Charlotte on Sept. 6. Top right: Secretary of the Interior Ken Salazar, a former U.S. Senator for Colorado, addressed delegates at the convention on the first night. Right: Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper, Obama campaign national co-chair Federico Peña and U.S. Sen. Michael Bennet of Colorado watch the DNC proceedings from their delegate seats on the convention floor Sept. 5.


Colorado statesman sept 14, 2012