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09/06/2012 04:34 pm ET Updated Sep 07, 2012

Poor, Poor Dems: Convention Speakers Highlight Their Humble Beginnings (VIDEO)

For a profession awash in money, politicians sure do seem to come from some humble beginnings. At least, judging by the convention speakers they do.

Republicans competed with each other in Tampa to see who could offer an example of the most hardscrabble upbringing. Now it appears the Democrats are eager for their chance at the title.

From dumpster coffee tables and a bad set of wooden false teeth, to orphans and never making it past the 4th grade, we present to you, the Democrats' tales of woe.

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