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Romneys get smoochy as candidates cast votes

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Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney and his wife Ann kiss after casting their votes in Belmont, Mass., on Tuesday.

Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney and his wife Ann were powerfully aware of the presence of cameras after they cast their votes in Belmont, Mass., on Tuesday.

Perhaps that’s what made them look a little bit like middle school kids who had spun the bottle — but it didn’t take long for Romney to address reporters with confidence and say he felt “great” about his chances in the battleground state of Ohio.

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Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney smiles as his wife Ann dons an "I Voted" sticker on Tuesday.

Because President Barack Obama took advantage of early voting in Chicago and cast his ballot last week, he didn’t have to head to the polls on Tuesday. Instead, he participated in his Election Day tradition: playing basketball with friends and staffers in Chicago.

Photo gallery: Images of Americans voting on Election Day

Vice President Joe Biden cast his ballot at a high school in his home state of Delaware on Tuesday, commenting that “it’s always a kick” to vote on a ballot that bears his name. He also alluded to future running of some kind, by suggesting this may not be the last time he votes for himself.

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Vice President Joe Biden holds the hand of his granddaughter Natalie as he arrives with his family to vote in Greenville, Del., on Tuesday.

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The vice president, accompanied by his son, Beau Biden, Beau's wife, Hallie, and their daughter, Natalie, stands in line to cast his ballot.

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Joe Biden reacts to a poll worker as he emerges from the voting booth.

Republican vice presidential candidate Paul Ryan voted in Janesville, Wis., with his wife, Janna, and their children, Charlie, Sam and Liza by his side.

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Republican vice presidential candidate Paul Ryan casts his ballot in Janesville, Wis., on Tuesday as his wife Janna, son Charlie and daughter Liza look on.

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Ryan talks to his kids while voting.

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As the polls open at 6 a.m. Tuesday, Virginia residents file into an historic property called the Hunter House at Nottoway Park in Vienna, Va., to cast their votes in the 2012 presidential election.

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