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Hardware, food: hungry media scrutinise Romney's every move
By Philip Rucker
WOLFEBORO, New Hampshire: Mitt Romney, welcome to the bubble. On Monday
morning, the presumptive Republican presidential nominee said goodbye
to what little remained of his personal privacy. He now has what is
known as a protective pool - a small group of reporters and
photographers who follow him every time he leaves his home, even when
he's running routine errands.