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Mitt Romney Now Official Republican Nominee for 2012

Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney (Photo: Getty Images)

Just minutes ago, the New Jersey delegation cast all 50 of its votes for former Massachusetts Governor Mitt Romney, putting Romney at 1150 votes, over the number needed to attain a majority of delegates at the Republican National Convention. Mitt Romney is now officially the Republican Party's 2012 nominee for the Presidency of the United States.

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