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Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney laughs as he returns to the stage with his wife Ann as his running mate Paul Ryan waits for them at a Republican National Convention farewell victory rally at Lakeland Linder Regional Airport in Lakeland, Florida on Friday.
After accepting the Republican party's nomination for president, Mitt Romney celebrated and showed off his new wings - a new campaign plane. Painted along the side of the plane is his campaign's motto, 'Believe in America,' and website, along with his "R" logo on the tail. The customized jet is a McDonnell-Douglas 83. Apparently, his running mate, Paul Ryan, has a similar plane, a DC-93.
His first trip aboard the the aircraft is to New Orleans where he will view damage caused by Hurricane Isaac.
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Mitt Romney is joined by vice-presidential candidate Paul Ryan and their wives at a campaign rally in front of their new campaign plane in Lakeland, Florida on Friday.
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Secret Service agents guard the campaign bus of Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney during an RNC Farewell Victory rally on Friday in Lakeland, Florida.
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Republicans gather in Tampa, Florida to officially nominate Mitt Romney and his running mate, Paul Ryan, as the party's candidates for the 2012 presidential election.
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