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Scenes from the campaign trail

It’s the height of the general election campaign season and COM students are out in full force, covering President Barack Obama and Republican nominee Mitt Romney as they campaign across the United States. Photos by Peter Smith.


Portsmouth, N.H., Sept. 7, 2012

 Photo by Peter Smith

COM students Torre Price (’14), Sarah Ganzhorn (’13), Alexandra Orr (’13), Christopher Weigl (’13), Alexa Wagner (’13) and Jasmin Pellegrino (’13) pause after covering the event with Prof. R.D. Sahl.


Photo by Peter Smith

President Barack Obama attended a campaign rally at the Strawberry Bank Museum the day after the conclusion of the Democratic National Convention.

The president appeared (above) with first lady Michelle Obama, Vice President Joe Biden (below) and the VP’s wife, Dr. Jill Biden.

According to the Obama campaign, more than 6,000 people attended the rally.

Photo by Peter Smith


Nashua, N.H., Sept. 7, 2012

Photojournalism students Sarah Ganzhorn (left) and Alexa Wagner at Mitt Romney's post-convention Victory Rally.

Photojournalism students Sarah Ganzhorn (left) and Alexa Wagner at Mitt Romney's post-convention Victory Rally.


Republican Presidential candidate Mitt Romney held a “Victory Rally” at Holman Stadium in Nashua, N.H. Photojournalism graduate students Sarah Ganzhorn (’13) and Alexa Wagner (’13) covered the event.

Sarah Ganzhorn stands on a ladder, working to get the best shot.

Ganzhorn stands on a ladder, working to get the best shot.

Photo by Peter Smith

Republican Presidential nominee Mitt Romney held a "Victory Rally" at Holman Stadium in Nashua, N.H.  Brianna Rolfs, of Pelham, N.H., (31) holds her 7-month-old son Reagan.  Her triplets - Reagan, Colton and Arianna Rolfs were born on Ronald Reagan's birthday, February 6.  They are pictured with Brianna's Mom Nancy and other daughter Jessica Provencal.

Republican Presidential candidate Mitt Romney held a "Victory Rally" at Holman Stadium in Nashua, N.H. Brianna Rolfs from Pelham, N.H., (31) holds her 7-month-old son Reagan. Her triplets - Reagan, Colton and Arianna Rolfs were born on Ronald Reagan's birthday, Feb. 6. They are pictured with Brianna's Mom Nancy and other daughter Jessica Provencal.


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