2012: Path to the Presidency (175 images)

Follow the candidates' path to the presidency with our exclusive photo coverage from the campaign trail.
Updated: Nov. 6, 2012 at 4:42 PM
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Republican Presidential nominee Mitt Romney shakes hands with his runniing mate Paul Ryan in front of their delegates after receiving the Republican Party's Presidential and Vice-Presidential nominations at the 2012 Republican National Convention at the Tampa Bay Times Forum in Tampa on August 30, 2012. UPI/Gary C. Caskey
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