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Mitt Romney's Life Inside 'The Bubble' Begins

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There comes a time for every presidential candidate at which his or her freedom of movement is severely restricted, once what is known as a "protective press pool" becomes part of their campaign.

For Mitt Romney, that day came Monday.

From now on, through Election Day on Nov. 6, a small group of reporters will travel with Romney wherever he goes. When he is not going anywhere, the reporters will gather in the morning wherever he is, and wait. If he decides not to travel anywhere that day, the campaign will call what is known as a "lid."

It is essentially the same arrangement the press has with the sitting president.


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