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October 19, 2012
Charles Dharapak photo

Republican presidential candidate and former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney and President Barack Obama laugh as Romney gets up to address the 67th annual Alfred E. Smith Memorial Foundation Dinner, a charity gala organized by the Archdiocese of New York, Thursday, Oct. 18, 2012, at the Waldorf Astoria hotel in New York.

Carolyn Kaster photo

From left, President Barack Obama, Cardinal Timothy Dolan, Republican presidential candidate, former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney, and his wife Ann Romney attend the Archdiocese of New York’s 67th Annual Alfred. E. Smith Memorial Foundation Dinner, Thursday, Oct. 18, 2012, at the Waldorf Astoria Hotel in New York.

Charles Dharapak photo

Republican presidential candidate and former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney speaks at the 67th annual Alfred E. Smith Memorial Foundation Dinner, a charity gala organized by the Archdiocese of New York and also attended by President Barack Obama,Thursday, Oct. 18, 2012, at the Waldorf Astoria hotel in New York.

Charles Dharapak photo

President Barack Obama speaks at the 67th annual Alfred E. Smith Memorial Foundation Dinner, a charity gala organized by the Archdiocese of New York and attended by Republican presidential candidate and former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney, Thursday, Oct. 18, 2012, at the Waldorf Astoria hotel in New York.