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Hundreds Gather for Romney Rally in Fairfax

Under sunny skies Thursday, large crowd hears from GOP presidential nominee.

UPDATE: (12:35 p.m.): Former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney, the Republican nominee for president, has arrived in Fairfax City's Van Dyck Park and is speaking to a large gathering of supporters at a campaign rally there.

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A large crowd numbering in the hundreds is assembled at Van Dyck Park in Fairfax City just before noon on Thursday, awaiting the arrival of GOP presidential nominee Mitt Romney under blue skies and temperatures in the 70s.

Look for a story about the campaign rally from Patch coming later today.

John Stevens September 13, 2012 at 05:00 PM
I was at the rally this afternoon and Mitt Romney was called out by an attende for his politicization of the tragedy in Libya. Romney was also asked to apologize to the family of slain ambassador Christopher Stevens before the heckler was removed by the secret service.
PeteyMcA September 13, 2012 at 05:49 PM
Did he dance on anyone's grave today? Or was that just "yesterday-Mitt"?
Joseph Robert September 13, 2012 at 06:56 PM
Mitt Romney: Wrong on Libya, wrong for POTUS! http://www.washingtonpost.com/politics/fact-check-mitt-romney-rhetoric-on-egypt-libya-out-of-step-with-timeline-of-events/2012/09/12/b494acd8-fd32-11e1-98c6-ec0a0a93f8eb_story.html http://thinkprogress.org/security/2012/09/12/840821/republicans-shake-their-heads-romney-obama-libya/?mobile=nc http://www.tnr.com/blog/plank/107173/former-romney-adviser-libya-they-stepped-in-it http://www.washingtonpost.com/opinions/the-death-of-an-ambassador/2012/09/12/ed3b719e-fcfa-11e1-b153-218509a954e1_story.html http://www.masslive.com/opinion/index.ssf/2012/09/editorial_20.html http://bostonglobe.com/opinion/editorials/2012/09/12/mitt-romney-comments-raise-doubts-about-his-foreign-policy-savvy/i0xzOdDInskSgZ2RLZyTaP/story.html http://www.newsday.com/opinion/viewsday-1.3683911/filler-mitt-romney-s-position-on-libya-christopher-stevens-death-full-of-mistakes-1.3995442 http://seattletimes.com/html/edcetera/2019133266_mitt-romney-libya-embassy.html http://www.mercurynews.com/editorials/ci_21527784?source=rss http://voices.kansascity.com/entries/romney-ryan-and-akin-bungle-response-libya-crisis/ http://www.reuters.com/article/2012/09/13/us-usa-libya-campaign-idUSBRE88C00R20120913
Joseph Robert September 13, 2012 at 06:57 PM
HOW MUCH MONEY DID YOU MAKE YESTERDAY? Mitt Romney made $57,260 each and every day of 2011. And he chose to open secret bank accounts in well-known tax havens including Bermuda, the Cayman Islands and other foreign countries to bet against America. If you want to help Mitt Romney and his BILLIONAIRE friends make millions more in the future. Vote Romney-Ryan and SCREW the MIDDLE CLASS!

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