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Big bird is seeing a surge of popularity this Halloween and it's all thanks to Mitt Romney.

A costume wholesaler in California says ever since Romney mentioned the Sesame Street character in the first debate, orders have been flying in.

Halloween 2012: Expanded coverage

The retail price range for the costumes is between $40-$100, but store owners expect prices to rise because of demand.

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