Article Photos: Va. escapes worst of recession but new fears ahead 12/13

  FILE - In this Saturday, Aug. 11, 2012 file photo, Republican presidential candidate, former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney, right, introduces his vice presidential running mate, Wisconsin Rep. Paul Ryan near the decomissioned battleship USS Wisconsin in Norfolk, Va. Romney and President Barack Obama are dueling over the size of government and defense cuts, pouring tens of millions of dollars into this crucial battleground, a state where military spending adds enormous sums to the local economy. The winner will claim Virginiaís 13 critical electoral votes - and most likely, better odds for capturing the White House. (AP Photo/The Virginian-Pilot, Amanda Lucier)