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Protesters Demonstrate During The Republican National Convention
Protesters Demonstrate During The Republican National Convention
TAMPA, FL - AUGUST 27: Activists demonstrate during a planned march on August 27, 2012 in Tampa, Florida. The demonstration was being held just before of the start of the Republican's nominating convention which will hold its first session on August 28. The convention was scheduled to start on August 27 but was pushed back one day as Tropical Storm Isaac threatens to hit the Tampa area. (Photo by Tom Pennington/Getty Images)
Protesters Demonstrate During The Republican National Convention
Protesters Demonstrate During The Republican National Convention
TAMPA, FL - AUGUST 27: Protesters hold signs and demonstrate in front of the Bain Capital owned Bloomin' Brand Corporate Headquarters before the start of the Republican National Convention at the Tampa Bay Times Forum on August 27, 2012 in Tampa, Florida. Bain Capital was led by Repubican presidential candidate Mitt Romney for 15 years, some of the protesters were workers at a variety of companies owned by Bain Capital and wanted to deliver a message to Bloomin executives calling on them to stop trying to reduce the minimum wage. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)
Protesters Demonstrate During The Republican National Convention
Protesters Demonstrate During The Republican National Convention
TAMPA, FL - AUGUST 27: Protesters demonstrate in front of the Bain Capital owned Bloomin' Brand Corporate Headquarters before the start of the Republican National Convention at the Tampa Bay Times Forum on August 27, 2012 in Tampa, Florida. Bain Capital was led by Repubican presidential candidate Mitt Romney for 15 years, some of the protesters were workers at a variety of companies owned by Bain Capital and wanted to deliver a message to Bloomin executives calling on them to stop trying to reduce the minimum wage. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)
Protesters Demonstrate During The Republican National Convention
Protesters Demonstrate During The Republican National Convention
TAMPA, FL - AUGUST 27: Law enforcement officers block a downtown street during a protest on August 27, 2012 in Tampa, Florida. The demonstration was being held just before of the start of the Republican's nominating convention which will hold its first session on August 28. The convention was scheduled to start on August 27 but was pushed back one day as Tropical Storm Isaac threatens to hit the Tampa area. (Photo by Tom Pennington/Getty Images)
Protesters Demonstrate During The Republican National Convention
Protesters Demonstrate During The Republican National Convention
TAMPA, FL - AUGUST 29: Protesters walk together during a march that was put on by West Central Florida Federation of Labor to, in their words, 'demonstrate the reality of Mitt Romney's America' as the Republican National Convention continues at the Tampa Bay Times Forum on August 29, 2012 in Tampa, Florida. The Republican party delegates affirmed Mitt Romney as the party's nominee for President of the United States. (Photo by Tom Pennington/Getty Images)
Protesters Demonstrate During The Republican National Convention
Protesters Demonstrate During The Republican National Convention
TAMPA, FL - AUGUST 29: Protesters walk together during a march that was put on by West Central Florida Federation of Labor to, in their words, 'demonstrate the reality of Mitt Romney's America' as the Republican National Convention continues at the Tampa Bay Times Forum on August 29, 2012 in Tampa, Florida. The Republican party delegates affirmed Mitt Romney as the party's nominee for President of the United States. (Photo by Tom Pennington/Getty Images)
Protesters Demonstrate During The Republican National Convention
Protesters Demonstrate During The Republican National Convention
TAMPA, FL - AUGUST 29: Protesters march during the Republican National Convention on August 29, 2012 in Tampa, Florida. The marchers remained peaceful and were allowed to make their own route through the city, traveling between separate camps where protesters are staying. (Photo by Edward Linsmier/Getty Images)
Protesters Demonstrate During The Republican National Convention
Protesters Demonstrate During The Republican National Convention
TAMPA, FL - AUGUST 29: Fred Gryca lays out his protest signs during a Planned Parenthood rally as the Republican National Convention continues on August 29, 2012 in Tampa, Florida. The Republican party delegates affirmed Mitt Romney as the party's nominee for president August 28. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)
Protesters Demonstrate During The Republican National Convention
Protesters Demonstrate During The Republican National Convention
TAMPA, FL - AUGUST 29: Tents sit on the sparsely populated protest site known as "Romneyville" as the Republican National Convention continues on August 29, 2012 in Tampa, Florida. The Republican party delegates affirmed Mitt Romney as the party's nominee for president August 28. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)
Protesters Demonstrate During The Republican National Convention
Protesters Demonstrate During The Republican National Convention
TAMPA, FL - AUGUST 29: Rae Abileah with Code Pink is ejected from an event for interrupting former Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice while speaking during the National Republican Convention on August 29, 2012 in Tampa, Florida. Day 3 of the Republican National Convention convenes today with U.S. vice presidential nominee U.S. Rep. Paul Ryan as the featured speaker. (Photo by Edward Linsmier/Getty Images)
Protesters Demonstrate During The Republican National Convention
Protesters Demonstrate During The Republican National Convention
TAMPA, FL - AUGUST 28: Protesters are reflected in a storefront window as they demonstrate on a downtown street during an organized protest on the first full day of the Republican National Convention at the Tampa Bay Times Forum on August 28, 2012 in Tampa, Florida. The Republican party delegates were prepared to affirm Mitt Romney as the party's nominee as the convention began its first full session after the start was delayed due to Hurricane Isaac. (Photo by Tom Pennington/Getty Images)
Protesters Demonstrate During The Republican National Convention
Protesters Demonstrate During The Republican National Convention
TAMPA, FL - AUGUST 27: A protester with Code Pink goads people waiting in line to enter Ybor City's Cuban Club which is reported to be hosting a party attended by U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio (R-FL), former Florida Governor Jeb Bush and others as the Republican National Convention is set to begin on August 27, 2012 in Tampa, Florida. The Code Pink demostrators were accusing the people attending the party of being rich as well as supporters of presumptive Republican presidential nominee, former Massachusetts Governor Mitt Romney. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)
Protesters Demonstrate During The Republican National Convention
Protesters Demonstrate During The Republican National Convention
TAMPA, FL - AUGUST 28: A protester carries an American flag as they walk with others the streets on the first full day of the Republican National Convention at the Tampa Bay Times Forum on August 28, 2012 in Tampa, Florida. The Republican party delegates were prepared to affirm Mitt Romney as the party's nominee as the convention began its first full session after the start was delayed due to Hurricane Isaac. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)
Protesters Demonstrate During The Republican National Convention
Protesters Demonstrate During The Republican National Convention
TAMPA, FL - AUGUST 27: Protesters gather before the start of the Republican National Convention being held at the Tampa Bay Times Forum on August 27, 2012 in Tampa, Florida. The convention will hold its first session on August 28. It was scheduled to start on August 27 but was pushed back one day as Tropical Storm Isaac threatens to hit the Tampa area. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)
Protesters Demonstrate During The Republican National Convention
Protesters Demonstrate During The Republican National Convention
TAMPA, FL - AUGUST 27: Protesters walk through the streets before the start of the Republican National Convention being held at the Tampa Bay Times Forum on August 27, 2012 in Tampa, Florida. The demonstration was held just before of the start of the Republican National Convention which will hold its first session on August 28. The convention was scheduled to start on August 27 but was pushed back one day as Tropical Storm Isaac threatens to hit the Tampa area. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)
Protesters Demonstrate During The Republican National Convention
Protesters Demonstrate During The Republican National Convention
TAMPA, FL - AUGUST 27: Protesters walk through the streets before the start of the Republican National Convention being held at the Tampa Bay Times Forum on August 27, 2012 in Tampa, Florida. The demonstration was held just before of the start of the Republican National Convention which will hold its first session on August 28. The convention was scheduled to start on August 27 but was pushed back one day as Tropical Storm Isaac threatens to hit the Tampa area. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)
Protesters Demonstrate During The Republican National Convention
Protesters Demonstrate During The Republican National Convention
TAMPA, FL - AUGUST 27: A protester holds a sign promoting attention to healthcare during the National Republican Convention on August 27, 2012 near downtown Tampa, Florida. Commercial bus cancellations due to Tropical Storm Isaac have prevented many of the expected demonstrators from arriving. (Photo by Edward Linsmier/Getty Images)
Protesters Demonstrate During The Republican National Convention
Protesters Demonstrate During The Republican National Convention
TAMPA, FL - AUGUST 29: Protesters speak with Tampa Police Chief Jane Castor while marching during the Republican National Convention on August 29, 2012 in Tampa, Florida. The marchers remained peaceful and were allowed to make their own route through downtown. (Photo by Edward Linsmier/Getty Images)
Protesters Demonstrate During The Republican National Convention
Protesters Demonstrate During The Republican National Convention
TAMPA, FL - AUGUST 29: Protesters lie in a group during the Republican National Convention on August 29, 2012 in Tampa, Florida. The marchers remained peaceful and were allowed to make their own route through downtown. (Photo by Edward Linsmier/Getty Images)
Protesters Demonstrate During The Republican National Convention
Protesters Demonstrate During The Republican National Convention
TAMPA, FL - AUGUST 27: Protesters walk through the streets before the start of the Republican National Convention being held at the Tampa Bay Times Forum on August 27, 2012 in Tampa, Florida. The convention will hold its first session on August 28. It was scheduled to start on August 27 but was pushed back one day as Tropical Storm Isaac threatens to hit the Tampa area. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)
Protesters Demonstrate During The Republican National Convention
Protesters Demonstrate During The Republican National Convention
TAMPA, FL - AUGUST 27: Protesters walk through the streets before the start of the Republican National Convention being held at the Tampa Bay Times Forum on August 27, 2012 in Tampa, Florida. The convention will hold its first session on August 28. It was scheduled to start on August 27 but was pushed back one day as Tropical Storm Isaac threatens to hit the Tampa area. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)
Protesters Demonstrate During The Republican National Convention
Protesters Demonstrate During The Republican National Convention
TAMPA, FL - AUGUST 27: Protesters walk through the streets before the start of the Republican National Convention being held at the Tampa Bay Times Forum on August 27, 2012 in Tampa, Florida. The convention will hold its first session on August 28. It was scheduled to start on August 27 but was pushed back one day as Tropical Storm Isaac threatens to hit the Tampa area. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)
Protesters Demonstrate During The Republican National Convention
Protesters Demonstrate During The Republican National Convention
TAMPA, FL - AUGUST 28: Code Pink protester Medea Benjamin (2nd R) interacts with law enforcement while demonstrating at the Stratz Center for the Performing Arts on August 28, 2012 in Tampa, Florida. The Code Pink protesters were on hand to perform a citizen's arrest on Former Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice for her involvement in the U.S. lead wars in Afghanistan and Iraq. (Photo by Tom Pennington/Getty Images)
Protesters Demonstrate During The Republican National Convention
Protesters Demonstrate During The Republican National Convention
TAMPA, FL - AUGUST 28: A Code Pink protester demonstrates in front of the Stratz Center for the Performing Arts on August 28, 2012 in Tampa, Florida. The Code Pink protesters were on hand to perform a citizen's arrest on Former Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice for her involvement in the U.S. lead wars in Afghanistan and Iraq. (Photo by Tom Pennington/Getty Images)
Protesters Demonstrate During The Republican National Convention
Protesters Demonstrate During The Republican National Convention
TAMPA, FL - AUGUST 27: Law enforcement officers block a downtown street during a protest on August 27, 2012 in Tampa, Florida. The demonstration was being held just before of the start of the Republican's nominating convention which will hold its first session on August 28. The convention was scheduled to start on August 27 but was pushed back one day as Tropical Storm Isaac threatens to hit the Tampa area. (Photo by Tom Pennington/Getty Images)
Protesters Demonstrate During The Republican National Convention
Protesters Demonstrate During The Republican National Convention
TAMPA, FL - AUGUST 27: Activists face off with law enforcement officers while demonstrating on August 27, 2012 in Tampa, Florida. The demonstration was being held just before of the start of the Republican's nominating convention which will hold its first session on August 28. The convention was scheduled to start on August 27 but was pushed back one day as Tropical Storm Isaac threatens to hit the Tampa area. (Photo by Tom Pennington/Getty Images)
Protesters Demonstrate During The Republican National Convention
Protesters Demonstrate During The Republican National Convention
TAMPA, FL - AUGUST 27: A Code Pink protester stands in front of Ybor City's Cuban Club which is reported to be hosting a party attended by U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio (R-FL), former Florida Governor Jeb Bush and others as the Republican National Convention is set to begin on August 27, 2012 in Tampa, Florida. The Code Pink demostrators were accusing the people attending the party of being rich as well as supporters of presumptive Republican presidential nominee, former Massachusetts Governor Mitt Romney. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)
Protesters Demonstrate During The Republican National Convention
Protesters Demonstrate During The Republican National Convention
TAMPA, FL - AUGUST 27: Protesters demonstrate in front of the Bain Capital owned Bloomin' Brand Corporate Headquarters before the start of the Republican National Convention at the Tampa Bay Times Forum on August 27, 2012 in Tampa, Florida. Bain Capital was led by Repubican presidential candidate Mitt Romney for 15 years, some of the protesters were workers at a variety of companies owned by Bain Capital and wanted to deliver a message to Bloomin executives calling on them to stop trying to reduce the minimum wage. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)
Protesters Demonstrate During The Republican National Convention
Protesters Demonstrate During The Republican National Convention
TAMPA, FL - AUGUST 27: Law enforcement officers block a downtown street during a protest on August 27, 2012 in Tampa, Florida. The demonstration was being held just before of the start of the Republican's nominating convention which will hold its first session on August 28. The convention was scheduled to start on August 27 but was pushed back one day as Tropical Storm Isaac threatens to hit the Tampa area. (Photo by Tom Pennington/Getty Images)
Protesters Demonstrate During The Republican National Convention
Protesters Demonstrate During The Republican National Convention
TAMPA, FL - AUGUST 28: Protesters march during the National Republican Convention on August 28, 2012 in Tampa, Florida. Several marches took place during the day are expected to continue throughout the convention. The group was lead along a predetermined route and the march ended near a small group from Westboro Baptist Church when law enforcement officials intervened and prevented any violence. (Photo by Edward Linsmier/Getty Images)
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