Mariah Bowers, 12, cries as she watches her father Chief Warrant Officer Joel Bowers depart in a mobilization of his Idaho National Guard unit on Saturday, April 7, 2012 at Gowen Field in Boise.
Supporters look on as Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney delivers an address at a campaign stop on Sunday, Nov. 4, 2012 at Hy-Vee Hall in Des Moines, Iowa.(Charlie Litchfield/The Des Moines Register)
President Barack Obama enters the venue at Washington Park before addressing supporters at a campaign stop on Saturday, Nov. 3, 2012 in Dubuque, Iowa. In addition to his stop in Iowa Obama traveled to campaign events in Ohio, Wisconsin and Virginia on Saturday. (Charlie Litchfield/The Des Moines Register)