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President Barack Obama, left, and Vice President Joe Biden wave to delegates at the conclusion of the Democratic National Convention in Charlotte, N.C., on Thursday, Sept. 6.

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People cheer after President Barack Obama accepted the nomination for president during the final day of the Democratic National Convention.

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Image: U.S. President Barack Obama waves at supporters as he leads his family - wife Michelle, and daughters Sasha and Malia across the stage at the Democratic National Convention in Charlotte

President Barack Obama waves at supporters as he leads his family - wife Michelle and daughters Sasha and Malia across the stage following his speech at the Democratic National Convention.

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Obama is joined onstage by his daughter Sasha, left, first lady Michelle Obama and his daughter Malia, right, following his acceptance speech for the Democratic presidential nomination Thursday night.

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Obama waves from the stage as he accepts the nomination for president during the final day of the Democratic National Convention.

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Obama speaks from the podium at the Democratic National Convention on Thursday.

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Left to right, Malia Obama, Sasha Obama, and First lady Michelle Obama listen as President Barack Obama speaks to the Democratic National Convention at Time Warner Cable Arena Thursday night.

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Image: U.S. Vice President Joe Biden hugs his wife Jill after accepting the U.S Democratic vice presidential nomination during the final session of the Democratic National Convention in Charlotte

Vice President Joe Biden hugs his wife Jill after accepting the Democratic vice presidential nomination during the final session of the Democratic National Convention.

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Vice President Joe Biden addresses the Democratic National Convention on Thursday.

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Dr. Jill Biden watches her husband Vice President Joe Biden give his acceptance speech to run for a second term at the Democratic National Convention on Thursday night.

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Attendees hold signs with a message for military veterans on Thursday during the Democratic National Convention.

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Actress Scarlett Johansson waves to delegates on the final day of the Democratic National Convention at Time Warner Cable Arena, Thursday evening.

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Image: Actress Longoria has her picture taken with delegates during the final session of the Democratic National Convention in Charlotte

Actress Eva Longoria has her picture taken with delegates during the final session of the Democratic National Convention on Thursday.

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Former Michigan Gov. Jennifer Granholm addresses the Democratic National Convention on Thursday.

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Actors Jennifer Westfeldt and Jon Hamm are seen on the floor at the Democratic National Convention on Thursday.

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Image: Former Rep. Giffords and Rep. Wasserman Schultz react after reciting the Pledge of Allegiance at the Democratic National Convention in Charlotte

Former Rep. Gabrielle Giffords, right, celebrates with Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz after reciting the Pledge of Allegiance Thursday night at the Democratic National Convention in Charlotte.

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Flanked by family and his wife, Dr. Jill Biden, right, Vice President Joe Biden points to the audience of the Democratic National Convention after he was nominated by his son, Beau Biden, as the party's vice presidential candidate.

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Singer Mary J Blige performs at the Democratic National Convention Thursday evening.

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Left to right, Huma Pierce, Rosa Colquitt, and Dorila Nava dance as musician Mary J. Blige performs on stage during the final day of the Democratic National Convention at Time Warner Cable Arena in Charlotte.

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Image: U.S. Rep. Frank holds the gavel during the final session of the Democratic National Convention in Charlotte

Massachusettes Rep. Barney Frank holds the gavel during the final session of the Democratic National Convention in Charlotte.

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Musician James Taylor, left, poses for a photo with an attendee during the final day of the Democratic National Convention at Time Warner Cable Arena on Thursday.

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Two women run for cover from the pouring rain outside the Time Warner Cable Arena in Charlotte on Thursday.

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Musician Marc Anthony gestures as though he's taking a photo during a soundcheck before the start of the Democratic National Convention on Thursday.

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Environmental demonstrators hold a sit-in near the headquarters of Duke Energy, Thursday in Charlotte. Six people were detained.

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President Barack Obama greets former President Bill Clinton on stage after Clinton's speech Wednesday night, Sept. 5 at the Democratic National Convention in Charlotte, North Carolina.

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Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel, center, watches with other Illinois delegates as President Barack Obama is nominated for the Office of the President of the United States during the Democratic National Convention on Wednesday.

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The 42nd President of the United States Bill Clinton makes a point during his speech at the DNC Wednesday night.

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Image: Former President Bill Clinton waves as he begins to address delegates during the second session of the Democratic National Convention in Charlotte

Former President Bill Clinton waves to the audience as he begins his address at the Democratic National Convention Wednesday night.

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Image: Massachusetts U.S. Senate candidate Elizabeth Warren addresses delegates during the second session of the Democratic National Convention in Charlotte

Massachusetts Senate candidate Elizabeth Warren addresses delegates during the second session of the Democratic National Convention.

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First lady Michelle Obama sits with her brother Craig Robinson in a box on Wednesday at the Democratic National Convention.

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Attendees hold signs that say "1.1 Million Auto Jobs Saved" during a speech by Bob King, President of the United Auto Workers (UAW), at the Democratic National Convention Wednesday night.

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Former Secretary of State Madeleine Albright signs autographs as she arrives at the Democratic National Convention on Wednesday.

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Fire marshalls keep people out of the Time Warner Cable Arena in Charlotte on the second day of the Democratic National Convention.

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Rep. Steny Hoyer greets an attendee on Wednesday at the Democratic National Convention.

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People hold signs that read "OUR: Healthcare. Choice. Vote." as Cecile Richards, President of Planned Parenthood Federation of America, speaks during day two of the Democratic National Convention on Wednesday evening.

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Image: North Carolina delegates listen to remarks by the Congressional Black Caucus during second session of the Democratic National Convention in Charlotte

North Carolina delegates listen to remarks by the Congressional Black Caucus during the second session of the Democratic National Convention, Wednesday.

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Chair of the Congressional Black Caucus, Rep. Emanuel Cleaver, II, gives a rousing speech Wednesday night at the Democratic National Convention.

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Olympic gold medalist Gabby Douglas waves to the delegates as she arrives to lead the Pledge of Allegiance at the Democratic National Convention in Charlotte, N.C., on Wednesday, Sept. 5.

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Priscilla Marquez and Evie Walls from Arizona pose in the Google photo booth at the Time Warner Cable Arena in Charlotte on Wednesday ahead of the second day of events at the Democratic National Convention.

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Adrianna Howard argues with protestors during an abortion protest outside the Democratic National Convention in Charlotte on Wednesday.

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Image: Workers dismantle the stage set for President Obama at the Bank of America stadium in Charlotte

Workers dismantle the stage set for President Obama at the Bank of America stadium in Charlotte, North Carolina, on Wednesday. Severe weather forecasts put a crimp on Obama's nomination party, forcing him to move his planned acceptance speech from the 74,000-seat outdoor football stadium to a much smaller indoor arena.

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Image: A protester sleeps at Marshall Park during the second day of the Democratic National Convention in Charlotte

A protester sleeps at Marshall Park during the second day of the Democratic National Convention in Charlotte, on Wednesday. The protesters gathered at the park to use it as an encampment.

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Clayton County (Ga.) Sheriff's Deputy John Strutko dances as he directs traffic Wednesday, in Charlotte, N.C., during the second day of the Democratic National Convention.

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Actors Patricia Arquette, left, and Wayne Knight talk to reporters on the floor of the Democratic National Convention in Charlotte, N.C., on Wednesday.

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First Lady Michelle Obama waves to delegates at the Democratic National Convention in Charlotte, N.C., on Tuesday, Sept. 4.

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First Lady Michelle Obama acknowleges the crowd while addressing the delegates at the Democratic National Convention Tuesday night.

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People hold signs that read "Forward" and "Not Back" as Maryland, Gov. Martin O'’Malley speaks at the Democratic National Convention.

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San Antonio Mayor Julian Castro, right, hugs his brother Joaquin Castro after his speech at the Democratic National Convention in Charlotte, N.C., on Tuesday.

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Former Assistant Secretary of the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs Tammy Duckworth stand at the podium as she speaks to delegates at the Democratic National Convention on Tuesday.

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Delegates take photos of Vice President Joe Biden as he speaks on the phone during the Democratic National Convention in Charlotte, N.C., on Tuesday. Biden is scheduled to speak on Thursday night at the convention.

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House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi waves to delegates with women from the House of Representatives on the stage behind her at the Democratic National Convention in Charlotte, N.C., on Tuesday.

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Reverend Jesse Jackson is caught in the lights of a camera on the floor of the Time Warner Cable Arena in Charlotte, on Tuesday, the first day of the Democratic National Convention.

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Newark, New Jersey Mayor Cory Booker, left, hugs Los Angeles Mayor and Democratic Convention Chairman Antonio Villaraigosa after speaking to the Democratic National Convention on Tuesday.

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The 3rd grade class of W.R. O'Dell Elementary School, from Concord, N.C., recites the Pledge of Allegiance at opening of the Democratic National Convention in Charlotte, N.C., on Tuesday.

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Joseph Block, a 12-year-old page from White Plains, N.Y., wears a yarmulke at the Democratic National Convention on Tuesday, Sept. 4 in Charlotte, N.C.

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Souvenir campaign buttons for sale on Tuesday at the Democratic National Convention at Time Warner Cable Arena in Charlotte, N.C.

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Occupy Demonstrators move through downtown Charlotte in an unscheduled protest march on Tuesday.

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People walk past a sand sculpture of Barack Obama on a street in Charlotte ahead of the Democratic National Convention on Monday.

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Seven-year-old Michah Robinson, center, poses with his sister Simone Robinson, 10, and cousin Lanise Myers, 9, in a souvenir photo booth at the Carolina Fest street festival before the Democratic National Convention on Monday in Charlotte.

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A woman wears a hat with a variety of decorations including one of President Barack Obama holding a surf board, before the start of the Democratic National Convention on Monday in Charlotte.

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