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RNC officials' Halloween costumes: 'Democrats running away from Obama'

RNC officials' Halloween costumes: 'Democrats running away from Obama'

Employees of the Republican National Committee in Washington had an interesting idea for Halloween costumes.

On Thursday, a group of RNC officials went to work wearing exercise clothing and marathon numbers. The resulting costume was "vulnerable Democrats running from President Obama." The participating officials each wore a specific Democrat's name — and yes, the staffer dressed as Charlie Crist was holding a fan.

"Four days from Election Day, we wanted to make sure even our Halloween costumes were on message," an RNC official told BuzzFeed.