Actress Eva Longoria is interviewed on the floor of the Democratic National Convention. (Charles Dharapak/AP Photo)
Musican Dave Grohl (C) of the Foo Fighters performs for a soundcheck during the final day of the DNC. (Alex Wong/Getty Images)
Vice President Joe Biden smiles during a soundcheck. (Jae C. Hong/AP Photo)
Singer James Tayler performs with his band during a soundcheck. (Lynne Sladky/AP Photo)
Sheriff Michael Johnson of Clayton County, Georgia directs traffic near the Time Warner Cable Arena. Johnson and his fellow sheriffs use humour in their moves as they direct traffic and pedestrians. (Stan HONDASTAN/GettyImages)
Renee Watson of San Antonio, TX wears a cowboy hat decorated with campaign buttons during the final day of the DNC. (Tom Pennington/Getty Images)
First Lady Michelle Obama waves to the delegates after
finishing her speech at the 2012 Democratic National Convention in Charlotte,
North Carolina, Tuesday. (Adam Jennings/Charlotte
Michelle Obama got rave reviews for the custom-made Tracy
Reese pink and copper dress she wore while giving a tribute to her husband at
the Democratic National Convention.
The sleeveless dress showed off Obama's famously toned arms and the length
modestly skirted her knees. The president's wife paired the dress with pink
pumps from J. Crew and her fingernails were painted a trendy purple-grey.
Reese described the dress as a "silk jacquard in an abstract baroque
wallpaper pattern" with a bodice in hot pink woven with rust and copper. It's
not the first time Obama chose a design by Reese, an African American designer
who is showing a new collection Sunday during New York Fashion Week.
In an email, Reese said the first lady "looked incredible and spoke
beautifully; I am so honoured that she chose to wear one of my designs for such
a memorable occasion."
Protesters sit on the ground in protest during a
demonstration in Charlotte, North Carolina, Sept. 4, ahead of the
opening of the Democratic National Convention. (Mladen ANTONOVMLADEN/AFP PHOTO)
Supporters of Planned Parenthood shout slogans and wave
banners during a rally in support of U.S. President Barack Obama in Charlotte ahead of the opening of the DNC. (Mladen ANTONOVMLADEN/AFP PHOTO)
The 3rd grade class from
Concord, North Carolina, practices the Pledge of Allegiance at the Time Warner
Cable Arena in Charlotte, North Carolina, on September 4, 2012 ahead of events
on the first day of the Democratic National Convention. (Stan HONDASTAN/GettyImages)
Democratic Convention Chair Antonio Villaraigosa speaks to the media at the Time Warner Cable Arena in Charlotte. (Stan HONDASTAN/GettyImages)
U.S. President Barack Obama speaks during a campaign rally at Norfolk State University on Sept. 4 in Norfolk, Virginia. (Mark Wilson/Getty Images)
Janelle Monae performs on the main stage at the Carolina
Fest street fair during preparations for the convention on Sept. 3. (ROBYN BECKROBYN BECK/AFP)
U.S. President Barack Obama is seen in a video on the main
stage in the Time Warner Cable Arena Sept. 3 in Charlotte, North
Carolina as preparations for the 2012 Democratic National Convention continue.
(Stan HONDASTAN/AFP PHOTO)
Glee actress Amber Riley sings at a soundcheck during the first day of the
Democratic National Convention at Time Warner Cable Arena on Sept. 4.(Alex Wong/Getty Images)
Delegate programs are left on seats during Democratic National
Convention preparations. (Kevork Djansezjan/Getty Images)
Cinco Guillen, 2, of Rio Grande City, Texas wears a pink campaign cowboy hat and
matching boots with her dad Ryan Guillen as they wait for the start of the DNC. (Joe Raedle/Getty Images)
As the RNC wraps up tonight, here's a look at some of the shots from the Tampa convention.
A man wears an elephant hat as he
watches the program during the third day of the Republican National Convention
at the Tampa Bay Times Forum on Aug. 29 in Tampa, Florida.
(Photo by Win
Two protesters are lead out of the
forum as Republican vice presidential nominee Rep. Paul Ryan speaks to the
delegation at the Republican National Convention in Tampa, Aug. 29. (Daniel Wallace/Tampa Bay Times/MCT)
Republican vice presidential
nominee Paul Ryan's children are seen in the bleachers (from L-R) Liza, Sam and
Charlie, as Ryan addresses the crowd at the Tampa Bay Times Forum, Aug. 29. (AFP PHOTO
Robyn BECKROBYN BECK/AFP/GettyImages)
A woman wears a
patriotic hat during the third day of the Republican National Convention, Aug. 29. (Mark Wilson/Getty Images)
Mitt Romney's wife, Ann Romney (L)
and Paul Ryan's son Sam sit in the VIP box during the third day of the
Republican National Convention at the Tampa Bay Times Forum, Aug. 29. (Win
Texas delegates cheer as New Mexico Governor Susana Martinez
says she carried a gun when she was young at the Tampa Bay Times Forum, Aug.
29. (AFP PHOTO Robyn BECKROBYN BECK/AFP/GettyImages)
As this year's Republican National Convention gets set to kick off in earnest Tuesday, we look back at some of the most compelling images from the race for the White House four years ago. Seems like only yesterday...
President George W. Bush walks back to the Oval Office after making
remarks at the White House in Washington on March 13, 2008. (REUTERS/Jim
Democratic presidential hopeful Sen. Barack Obama speaks to a crowd of 75,000 at Waterfront Park in Portland, Oregon on Sunday, May 18, 2008.
vice-presidential candidate Sarah Palin stands amid a sea of
celebrating delegates at the Republican National
Convention in St. Paul, Minn., Wednesday, Sept. 3, 2008. (AP
Republican presidential candidate John McCain makes his acceptance speech during the Republican National Convention in St. Paul, Minn., Thursday, Sept. 4, 2008. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)
McCain with Palin after he accepted the presidential nomination at the 2008 Republican National Convention on Sept. 4, 2008. (REUTERS/John Gress)
Democratic presidential nominee Barack Obama with his wife Michelle, vice presidential nominee Joe Biden and his wife Jill on stage with Obama's daughters Sacha (centre left) and Malia following Obama's address to the Democratic National Convention 2008 at the Invesco Field in Denver, Colorado. (PAUL J. RICHARDS/AFP)
Obama waves to the crowd at a rally
in the rain at the University of Mary Washington in Fredericksburg, Va.
Saturday, Sept. 27, 2008. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)
Obama speaks at a
campaign rally in North Carolina, Oct. 19, 2008.
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