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Romney for President
8:21 p.m. ET
Last chance

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As we help lead the nation to better days, I am honored to have Paul Ryan join America's Comeback Team. The outpouring of support during the bus tour over the past few days has been incredible.

Paul and I are beginning a journey that will take us to every corner of America. My family couldn't be more thrilled to travel across this great nation with the Ryans and to meet with thousands of enthusiastic supporters like you!

Although we look forward to meeting with supporters at every stop -- we especially look forward to doing something special with the winners of Meet Mitt's Choice For VP.

I hope you'll enter by midnight tonight for your chance to be the final winner.

Thank you for your support,

Mitt Romney

NO PURCHASE NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN A PRIZE. No contribution or payment of any kind is necessary to enter or win this Promotion. Making a contribution does not increase your chances of winning. To enter by making a contribution, click here. To enter without making a contribution, click here. Void where prohibited. The Promotion begins on Saturday, August 11, 2012 at 12:01am Eastern Daylight Time and ends on Wednesday, August 15, 2012 at 11:59pm Eastern Daylight Time "Entry Period" . All entries must be received by 11:59pm Eastern Daylight Time on Wednesday, August 15, 2012. One 1 winner will receive the following Prize: one 1 round-trip coach class plane ticket within the continental United States on a date and to a Destination to be determined by Sponsor, with an approximate retail value of $X; one 1 one-night hotel stay at the Destination, with an approximate retail value of $X; and ground transportation at the discretion of Sponsor, with an approximate retail value of $X. Approximate total retail value is $X. Odds of winning depend on the number of entries received. The Promotion is open to citizens and permanent residents green card holders of the United States who are legal residents of one of the fifty states, Puerto Rico, or the District of Columbia and are at least 18 years of age or the age of majority as determined by state law. Details and qualifications for participation in this Promotion may apply. Restrictions are listed in the Official Rules. The Sponsor is Romney Victory, Inc., PO Box 149757, Boston, MA 02114.

4:16 a.m. ET
Ramping up for Tampa

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It's hard to believe the 2012 Republican National Convention in Tampa, FL is just 11 days away. The convention is our moment to stand united as a party, and to throw our collective support behind the Romney-Ryan ticket and the entire Republican team.

As we ramp up for Tampa, we hope you'll ramp up your support, too -- because we're counting on you to help Mitt, Paul, and the entire Republican team win in November.

Show your support by donating $X or more today.

Ours has been a campaign to unite every American who knows in his or her heart that we can do better. And with your help we'll take back America.

Katie Packer Gage Deputy Campaign Manager Romney for President, Inc.

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7:35 p.m. ET
Celebrate with us in Tampa

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Mitt

It's been a long road to the convention, and supporters like you have gotten me this far.

That's why I'm excited to invite you to join us in Tampa.

Convention Contest Donate $X today to be automatically entered for your chance to go behind the scenes in Tampa and to be there when I accept the nomination.

It's time to put an end to President Obama's campaign of frustration and division by coming together as a unified party. The convention is sure to be a pivotal moment and an unforgettable experience for anyone who shares my belief that it's time to get America back on track.

I hope you'll be there to celebrate with us.

Mitt Romney

NO PURCHASE NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN A PRIZE. No contribution or payment of any kind is necessary to enter or win this Promotion. Making a contribution does not increase your chances of winning. To enter by making a contribution, click here. To enter without making a contribution, click here. Void where prohibited. The Promotion begins on Thursday, August 16, 2012 at 12:00 pm Eastern Daylight Time and ends on Monday, August 27, 2012 at 11:59pm Eastern Daylight Time "Entry Period" . All entries must be received by 11:59pm Eastern Daylight Time on Monday, August 27, 2012. Two 2 winners will receive the following Prize: one 1 round-trip coach class plane ticket within the continental United States to the Tampa, Florida metropolitan area "Destination" on a date to be determined by Sponsor, with an approximate retail value of $X; one 1 two-night hotel stay at the Destination, with an approximate retail value of $X; ground transportation at the discretion of Sponsor, with an approximate retail value of $X; and a credential for Convention Hall access, with no $X retail value. Approximate total retail value is $X. Odds of winning depend on the number of entries received. The Promotion is open to citizens and permanent residents green card holders of the United States who are legal residents of one of the fifty states, Puerto Rico, or the District of Columbia and are at least 18 years of age or the age of majority as determined by state law. Details and qualifications for participation in this Promotion may apply. Restrictions are listed in the Official Rules. The Sponsor is Romney Victory, Inc., P.O. Box 149757, Boston, MA 02114. Victory_Disclaimer

Obama for America
8:34 p.m. ET
Did you see the photos?



Did you see the photos from Paul Ryan's event with casino billionaire and GOP super PAC king Sheldon Adelson yesterday?

No, you didn't. That's because there were no photos, no recordings, no press, nothing -- in other words, no record of promises made. The only way we'll know how the meeting went is to see how many millions more Adelson gives in the coming weeks.

Turns out this isn't new for Paul Ryan. According to The New York Times yesterday: "Mr. Ryan is one of a very few elected officials who have attended the Kochs' biannual conferences, where wealthy donors sit in on seminars..."

Yes, those are the same oil-billionaire Koch brothers you've heard about -- and those seminars are about everything from why oil companies don't need to be regulated to why climate change isn't happening.

Ryan dutifully takes those conclusions to the House of Representatives, and according to the Times, the Koch Industries' PAC has responded with more than $X to his political operation.

Unfortunately, too much of Washington works this way.

And Mitt Romney made a very deliberate vice presidential pick: A guy who's one of the best at taking advantage of the worst parts of our system.

If that pisses you off, it should. Do something about it:

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Thanks.

Jim Messina Campaign Manager Obama for America

P.S. -- Asked by Fortune Magazine, "If you were to start a business today, what would it be?" Mitt Romney touted the oil and gas industry. It's like they're not even trying to hide whose side they're on, or why. Please make a donation to keep these guys out of the White House:

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12:43 a.m. ET
Join Seniors for Obama



Obama - Biden

The moment Mitt Romney picked Paul Ryan as his running mate, this election got a lot more urgent for anyone who cares about Medicare, Social Security, and a secure retirement.

The Romney-Ryan budget would cut Medicare -- not to make the program more efficient -- but to make room for tax cuts for millionaires and billionaires. And Ryan has even proposed plans to raise the retirement age and privatize Social Security, asking seniors to trust their retirement savings to the whims of Wall Street.

Romney and Ryan are effectively saying to seniors: "Too bad -- you're on your own."

We can't sit back and let Republicans dismantle Medicare and other crucial programs. _Join Seniors for Obama, and help get the word out about how devastating a Romney-Ryan administration would be. _

Let's dig a little deeper into why Mitt Romney's pick for VP matters:

The Romney-Ryan budget would turn Medicare -- which folks have been paying into for years, in expectation of protection and care in old age -- into a voucher program. Instead of being covered by Medicare, every senior would get a voucher to buy insurance, but the vouchers wouldn't come close to covering seniors' health care costs. The bipartisan Congressional Budget Office even looked at the plan authored by Paul Ryan, and found that seniors would be on the hook for an extra $X a year.

By shifting seniors to the private market, private insurers would make a windfall profit, while seniors would be hung out to dry.

Think about that in contrast to what President Obama's health care reform has done for seniors. The Affordable Care Act has lowered Medicare costs, cutting premiums and deductibles, and helping close the prescription drug doughnut hole -- which saved those with Medicare an average of $X last year on prescription drug costs. Thanks to Obamacare, Medicare also now covers a range of preventive services free of charge, like flu shots, checkups, mammograms, and colon cancer screenings.

And by eliminating inefficiencies and cracking down on waste and fraud, the Affordable Care Act has extended the life of Medicare, protecting it for our future. A Romney-Ryan administration would roll back Obamacare on Day One.

There's a stark difference here, measurable in dollars and cents -- and in seniors' well-being.

So support the leader who is standing up for our future. Join Seniors for Obama today:

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Buffy

Buffy Wicks Operation Vote Director Obama for America

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1:13 a.m. ET
Pop quiz



Pop quiz. If Paul Ryan is elected vice president, he would:

A Cut Pell Grant scholarships for almost 10 million students B Cut funding for Planned Parenthood C Cut funding for clean energy programs, including investments in science, technology, and medical research D All of the above

The answer is D -- and that should scare you.

When Mitt Romney chose Paul Ryan as his running mate, he made it abundantly clear that tax breaks for millionaires comes first on his priority list before education, access to health care, and clean energy.

Paul Ryan's budget plan and voting record in Congress should be young Americans' worst nightmare. A Romney-Ryan administration would mean fewer kids in Head Start, decreased access to higher education, employers who can dictate whether your insurance covers birth control, and a Constitution that enshrines discrimination by outlawing marriage equality.

Make sure you're ready and able to vote for President Obama on November 6th. Head to gottaregister.com to get all the information you need to register, vote, and make sure your voice is heard in the state where it matters most.

Over the past four years, President Obama has made big strides in moving our country forward. He signed into law student loan reform, made college more affordable and accessible by doubling funding for Pell Grants, and helped women fight for equal pay for equal work.

We can't let Mitt Romney and Paul Ryan undo four years of progress. Stand up to the Go Back Team and stand with Barack and Joe.

Make sure you're registered to vote this November:

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Buffy

Buffy Wicks Operation Vote Director Obama for America



Pop quiz. If Paul Ryan is elected vice president, he would:

A Cut Pell Grant scholarships for almost 10 million students B Cut funding for Planned Parenthood C Cut funding for clean energy programs, including investments in science, technology, and medical research D All of the above

The answer is D -- and that should scare you.

When Mitt Romney chose Paul Ryan as his running mate, he made it abundantly clear that tax breaks for millionaires comes first on his priority list before education, access to health care, and clean energy.

Paul Ryan's budget plan and voting record in Congress should be young Americans' worst nightmare. A Romney-Ryan administration would mean fewer kids in Head Start, decreased access to higher education, employers who can dictate whether your insurance covers birth control, and a Constitution that enshrines discrimination by outlawing marriage equality.

Make sure you're standing with Team Obama-Biden. Stay connected with the campaign and get alerts about events in your area via text message -- sign up today.

Over the past four years, President Obama has made big strides in moving our country forward. He signed into law student loan reform, made college more affordable and accessible by doubling funding for Pell Grants, and helped women fight for equal pay for equal work.

We can't let Mitt Romney and Paul Ryan undo four years of progress. Stand up to the Go Back Team and stand with Barack and Joe.

Sign up to get text messages from the campaign, and we'll keep you updated about ways to get involved near you:

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Buffy

Buffy Wicks Operation Vote Director Obama for America

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6:05 a.m. ET
[name]ert: Be my guest for the convention



Four years ago, Barack stood on a stage at the Democratic National Convention in Denver. He accepted our party's nomination, and then told our country what he intended to do as President.

Let's think for a second about what's happened since then.

Our businesses have added 4.5 million jobs in the last 29 months. The typical middle-class family has saved $X in tax cuts over his first term. We passed historic health care reform. The war in Iraq has ended. It's now easier for women to fight for equal pay for equal work. And gay and lesbian service members can no longer be denied a place in our nation's military because of who they are or who they love.

But we've got to finish what we started. Soon we're gathering for our convention in Charlotte -- and Barack and I would like to meet a few of you there.

Chip in $X or whatever you can to help build this campaign in these last 82 days -- and you'll be automatically entered to be our personal guest in Charlotte.

This is a pretty amazing opportunity. The campaign will fly you and a guest to Charlotte and cover your hotel for the three nights you're there. And each night, you'll get some of the best seats in the house to watch the big speeches.

You'll meet Barack, and during his speech on Thursday night, I'd like you to sit with me.

This is going to be an amazing event for our campaign. There is truly only one like it.

So enter for your chance to join us now -- and I hope we'll see you in Charlotte in a few weeks:

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Are you as fired up as I am?

Michelle

No purchase, payment, or contribution necessary to enter or win. Contributing will not improve chances of winning. Void where prohibited. Entries must be received by August 21st, 2012. You may enter by contributing to Obama for America

or click hereto enter without contributing. Two 2 winners will each receive the following prize package: round-trip tickets for winner and a guest from within the 50 U.S. States, DC, or Puerto Rico to a destination in or near Charlotte, North Carolina; hotel accommodations; and tickets for winner and a guest to one or more speeches, events and/or proceedings at the Democratic National Convention, as well as the opportunity to meet President Obama and Michelle Obama, on a date, at a venue and for a duration to be determined by Sponsor approximate retail value of all prizes $X . Odds of winning depend on number of entries received and timing of entries received. Promotion open only to U.S. citizens or lawful permanent U.S. residents who are legal residents of 50 United States, District of Columbia and Puerto Rico, and 18 or older or age of majority under applicable law . Promotion subject to Official Rulesand additional restrictions on eligibility. Sponsor: Obama for America, 130 E. Randolph St., Chicago, IL 60601. Paid for by Obama for America

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Feeling excited about the election?

Just wait till you hear Barack speak at the Democratic National Convention in Charlotte.

Nothing gets him fired up like the energy of a crowd -- and at the convention it'll be off the charts.

So how about joining me as my VIP guest? We'll sit together when Barack accepts the nomination -- and you'll get a chance to meet him as well.

Just donate $X or whatever you can to support Barack today, and you'll be automatically entered:

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This is Barack's last campaign, and the Democratic National Convention is going to signal the final stage of this election. The finish line will be in our sights -- and Barack's speech will inspire us to give it all we've got over those last two months.

Want to be there? Please get your name in the hat soon:

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Can't wait,

Michelle

No purchase, payment, or contribution necessary to enter or win. Contributing will not improve chances of winning. Void where prohibited. Entries must be received by August 21st, 2012. You may enter by contributing to Obama for America here, [url] or click here, [url] to enter without contributing. Two 2 winners will each receive the following prize package: round-trip tickets for winner and a guest from within the 50 U.S. States, DC, or Puerto Rico to a destination in or near Charlotte, North Carolina; hotel accommodations; and tickets for winner and a guest to one or more speeches, events and/or proceedings at the Democratic National Convention, as well as the opportunity to meet President Obama and Michelle Obama, on a date, at a venue and for a duration to be determined by Sponsor approximate retail value of all prizes $X . Odds of winning depend on number of entries received and timing of entries received. Promotion open only to U.S. citizens or lawful permanent U.S. residents who are legal residents of 50 United States, District of Columbia and Puerto Rico, and 18 or older or age of majority under applicable law . Promotion subject to Official Rules, [url] and additional restrictions on eligibility. Sponsor: Obama for America, 130 E. Randolph St., Chicago, IL 60601.

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Picture it: Tens of thousands of people from all across the country, gathered in common purpose.

Barack will take the stage. He'll talk about the country he envisions for our children and grandchildren -- a place where anyone can make it if they work hard and play by the rules.

You could be there, sitting with me up front. And you can bring along one special person in your life, too.

Chip in today, and you'll be automatically entered for the chance to be my personal guest and meet Barack before he accepts the Democratic nomination for president of the United States:

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If you've never been before, the convention is something else.

It's inspiring to see people from all across the country come together around our values and beliefs. It's also a lot of fun.

So pitch in $X or whatever you can today, and you'll be automatically entered for the chance to join me and Barack in Charlotte:

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Hope I'll see you there,

Michelle

P.S. -- You and your guest will be flown into Charlotte, your accommodations for all three nights will be covered, and you'll get VIP seats for the entire convention. Throw your name in the hat today:

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No purchase, payment, or contribution necessary to enter or win. Contributing will not improve chances of winning. Void where prohibited. Entries must be received by August 21st, 2012. You may enter by contributing to Obama for America here, [url] or click here, [url] to enter without contributing. Two 2 winners will each receive the following prize package: round-trip tickets for winner and a guest from within the 50 U.S. States, DC, or Puerto Rico to a destination in or near Charlotte, North Carolina; hotel accommodations; and tickets for winner and a guest to one or more speeches, events and/or proceedings at the Democratic National Convention, as well as the opportunity to meet President Obama and Michelle Obama, on a date, at a venue and for a duration to be determined by Sponsor approximate retail value of all prizes $X . Odds of winning depend on number of entries received and timing of entries received. Promotion open only to U.S. citizens or lawful permanent U.S. residents who are legal residents of 50 United States, District of Columbia and Puerto Rico, and 18 or older or age of majority under applicable law . Promotion subject to Official Rules, [url] and additional restrictions on eligibility. Sponsor: Obama for America, 130 E. Randolph St., Chicago, IL 60601.

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Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee
9:59 a.m. ET
jittery

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This week, Speaker John Boehner held a late-night conference call to soothe the nerves of his jittery Republican members.

Why are they so nervous?

They voted for Paul Ryan's devastating budget that would end Medicare, and they're afraid that they'll lose their seats because of it. Well, they should be afraid. Starting today, we're going on the air to expose House Republicans for repeatedly putting millionaire tax breaks before Medicare.

Watch our first ad of the 2012 election - then get your FREE "Save Medicare: Vote Democrat" bumper sticker [url]

We're going to be out-spent in this election, but if every voter sees the Republican on their ballot as a 'Ryan-Republican,' we'll win.

Thanks,

Steve

Rep. Steve Israel DCCC Chairman

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1:55 p.m. ET
[name] and Barack



When President Obama steps onto the stage at the Democratic Convention, everyone will be there. Michelle Obama, Bill Clinton, Elizabeth Warren and… you?

11 HOUR WARNING: Tonight at midnight is the deadline to enter. Hotel and airfare are on us.

Donate $X or more and you'll be automatically entered to win a FREE trip to the Democratic Convention



Thanks!

Angela

Angela Guzman DCCC Grassroots Director

Sweepstakes Rules and Restrictions:No purchase, payment, or contribution necessary to enter or win. Void where prohibited. Click hereto enter without contributing. Sweepstakes Information: You may enter by contributing. Alternatively, you may enter without making a contribution by clicking hereand following the directions to enter. Entries must be received by 11:59 p.m. EDT on August 16th, 2012. Sweepstakes only open to citizens of the U.S. and lawful permanent U.S. residents who are residents of the 50 United States and District of Columbia and 18 or older or of majority under applicable law . Prize consists of the following prize package: Transportation for two to Charlotte, NC and four nights of hotel accommodations for two approximate retail value $X . Winner's guest must be 18 or older or of majority under applicable law and meet other requirements as described in the Official Rules. Odds of winning depend on number of eligible entries received. Promotion is subject to Official Rules. Click herefor full Official Rules and details. Sponsor: Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee. Paid for by the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee | 430 South Capitol Street SE, Washington, DC 20003 202 863-1500 | www.dccc.org | Not authorized by any candidate or candidate's committee.

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Democratic National Committee
3:34 p.m. ET
Big news: Democratic convention

The Democratic Party -----------------------

I've got some big news for you. In less than a month, you could be sitting with First Lady Michelle Obama during President Obama's acceptance speech at this year's Democratic National Convention -- and you can meet the President, too. That's right. You and a guest could win a free flight to Charlotte, hotel accommodations, VIP passes for the convention, and on the night of President Obama's speech you'll be the personal guests of the First Lady. What are you waiting for? Donate $X or whatever you can today to support Democrats and you'll be automatically entered for the chance to win this incredible trip:

[url] In his speech, the President is going to share his vision for America and exactly what's at stake in November -- how we have the choice to continue to move forward or go back to the same failed policies of the past. The President knows that he can't do this alone -- that all of us have to come together if we're going to win on Election Day. That's why the First Lady wants to share this experience with a few grassroots supporters like you, who are working hard and pitching in what you can to make sure we win in November. Donate $X or whatever you can today and be automatically entered for this once-in-a-lifetime opportunity:

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Thanks,

Patrick

Patrick Gaspard Executive Director Democratic National Committee

P.S. -- Believe me, your odds are better than you may think. Enter today:

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3:38 p.m. ET
Big news: Democratic convention



I've got some big news for you.

In less than a month, you could be sitting with First Lady Michelle Obama during President Obama's acceptance speech at this year's Democratic National Convention -- and you can meet the President, too.

That's right. You and a guest could win a free flight to Charlotte, hotel accommodations, VIP passes for the convention, and on the night of President Obama's speech you'll be the personal guests of the First Lady.

What are you waiting for?

Donate $X or whatever you can today to support Democrats and you'll be automatically entered for the chance to win this incredible trip.

In his speech, the President is going to share his vision for America and exactly what's at stake in November -- how we have the choice to continue to move forward or go back to the same failed policies of the past. The President knows that he can't do this alone -- that all of us have to come together if we're going to win on Election Day.

That's why the First Lady wants to share this experience with a few grassroots supporters like you, who are working hard and pitching in what you can to make sure we win in November.

Donate $X or whatever you can today and be automatically entered for this once-in-a-lifetime opportunity:

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Thanks,

Patrick

Patrick Gaspard Executive Director Democratic National Committee

P.S. -- Believe me, your odds are better than you may think. Enter today.

No purchase, payment, or contribution necessary to enter or win. Contributing will not improve chances of winning. Void where prohibited. Entries must be received by August 21, 2012. You may enter by contributing to Obama Victory Fund 2012, or click here to enter without contributing. One 1 winner will receive the following prize package: round-trip tickets for winner and a guest from within the fifty U.S. States, DC, or Puerto Rico to a destination in or near Charlotte, North Carolina; hotel accommodations; and tickets for winner and a guest to one or more speeches, events and/or proceedings at the Democratic National Convention, as well as the opportunity to meet President Obama and Michelle Obama, on a date, at a venue and for a duration to be determined by Sponsor approximate retail value of all prizes $X . Odds of winning depend on number of entries received. Promotion open only to U.S. citizens, or lawful permanent U.S. residents who are legal residents of 50 United States, District of Columbia and Puerto Rico and 18 or older or age of majority under applicable law . Promotion subject to Official Rules and additional restrictions on eligibility. Sponsor: Democratic National Committee, 430 South Capitol Street SE, Washington, DC 20003.

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The first $X of a contribution to OVF 2012 will be allocated to Obama for America with the first $X designated for the primary election, and the next $X for the general election . The next $X of a contribution will be allocated to the Democratic National Committee. Any additional amounts from a contributor will be divided among the State Democratic Party Committees as follows, up to $X per committee and subject to the biennial aggregate limits: FL 17% ; OH 16% ; PA 13% ; CO 11% ; NC 11% ; VA 11% ; NV 6% ; WI 6% ; IA 5% ; and NH 4% . A contributor may designate his or her contribution for a particular participant. The allocation formula above may change if following it would result in an excessive contribution. Contributions to OVF 2012 will be used in connection with a Federal election, and may be spent on any activities of the participant committees as each committee determines in its sole discretion and will not be earmarked for any particular candidate.

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