Baseball player Reid Gorecki, seen here at a former teammate's home in Glassboro, N.J., says that despite being traded, "I thought the season was pretty awesome." Kevin Leahy/NPR hide caption

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Linda Wendt is the owner of a restaurant on Lake Winnebago in Wisconsin. Republican Mitt Romney "has done what I've done, so I can relate to him," she says. "He knows what business goes through and what it takes to run a business." John W. Poole/NPR hide caption

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