Article Photos: As 2012 campaign nears finish, 2016 lurks 3/4

  FILE - In this Oct. 31,, 2012, file photos, Republican vice presidential candidate, Rep. Paul Ryan, R-Wis., gestures while speaking at a campaign event in Green Bay, Wis. Relieved to see the long, costly 2012 presidential race end? The 2016 campaign is closer than you think. In some subtle ways, the jockeying to succeed Barack Obama or Mitt Romney already has begun. Republicans hope Romney will be crowned the new GOP chief _ but a crop of would-be candidates are at the ready in case he loses Tuesday, among them: Florida Sen. Marco Rubio and Ryan. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer, File)