Never mind the palmetto bugs. There's a lot to like about Tampa, Fla. Mladen Antonov/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney on Thursday at the Republican National Convention in Tampa. Spencer Platt/Getty Images hide caption

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Delegates filled the floor Tuesday during the Republican National Convention at the Tampa Bay Times Forum in Tampa, Fla. Win McNamee/Getty Images hide caption

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Mitt and Ann Romney (center) are surrounded by family members and balloons at the end of the 2012 Republican National Convention on Thursday in Tampa. Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images hide caption

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Pam Finlayson from California tells of how Mitt Romney helped her family when her daughter was ill and after the young woman died. Stan Honda /AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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This afternoon, Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney came to the Tampa Bay Times Forum to see the stage where he will accept his party's presidential nomination. Arnie Seipel/NPR hide caption

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Weeds were already growing in the parking lot outside the GM assembly plant in Janesville, Wis., on May 4, 2009. Scott Olson/Getty Images hide caption

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Rep. Paul Ryan, the GOP vice presidential nominee, became a speech writer for the conservative Republican politician Jack Kemp after graduating from college in 1992. J. Scott Applewhite/AP hide caption

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A delegate shows his support for Paul Ryan on a night dominated by the acceptance speech of the vice presidential nominee. Becky Lettenberger/NPR hide caption

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Republican vice presidential nominee Paul Ryan and his wife, Janna (at right), along with two of their children and his mother, Betty, on stage Wednesday in Tampa. Brendan Smialowski /AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee speaks at the Republican National Convention Wednesday. Scott Olson/Getty Images hide caption

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Log Cabin Republicans hosted a Young Conservatives for the Freedom to Marry brunch in Tampa on Wednesday. Becky Lettenberger/NPR hide caption

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