FILE - In this June 27, 2012, file photo Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney speaks at a "Putting Jobs First" campaign rally in Sterling, Va., with Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell, center left. When you vote in November 2012, you'll be voting for more than a president; you'll be casting a ballot for and against a checklist of policies that touch your life and shape the country you live in. It can be hard to see through the process that the election is a contest of actual ideas, but it is always so. A candidate's words connect to deeds in office. (AP Photo/Charles Dharapak, File)

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FILE - In this June 27, 2012, file photo Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney speaks at a "Putting Jobs First" campaign rally in Sterling, Va., with Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell, center left. When you vote in November 2012, you'll be voting for more than a president; you'll be casting a ballot for and against a checklist of policies that touch your life and shape the country you live in. It can be hard to see through the process that the election is a contest of actual ideas, but it is always so. A candidate's words connect to deeds in office. (AP Photo/Charles Dharapak, File)
FILE - In this June 27, 2012, file photo Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney speaks at a "Putting Jobs First" campaign rally in Sterling, Va., with Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell, center left. When you vote in November 2012, you'll be voting for more than a president; you'll be casting a ballot for and against a checklist of policies that touch your life and shape the country you live in. It can be hard to see through the process that the election is a contest of actual ideas, but it is always so. A candidate's words connect to deeds in office. (AP Photo/Charles Dharapak, File)
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