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Romney to arrive Tuesday in Tampa

Mitt Romney will be in Tampa on Tuesday when his wife, Ann Romney, is scheduled to address the Republican National Convention.

Romney’s trip also comes on the day that Republican delegates will officially elect him as the party's presidential nominee.

Romney is still slated to be Indianapolis for remarks to the American Legion on Wednesday, before returning to Tampa on Thursday to accept his party's nomination.

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While candidates in modern history have not traditionally appeared at party conventions before their acceptance speeches, there has been a tradition of "surprise" appearances at recent conventions.

In 2008, then Illinois Sen. Barack Obama appeared on stage shortly after his running mate Joe Biden's address to the Denver convention. Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz.) followed suit, appearing alongside his vice presidential pick, then Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin (R).