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Mitt Romney is scheduled to attend a private reception and dinner Wednesday, Aug. 22, at the Capital Hotel, at which couples can pay $50,000 to break bread with the presumptive Republican nominee. That's chump change to the co-chairs for finances of the Romney for President state campaign, Warren Stephens, Claiborne Deming and John Tyson, but in a state where $38,571 is the median household income, $50,000 is considerably more than most of us make in a year. Some other things $50,000 could buy you:

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