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Romney Picks Paul Ryan as Running Mate

Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney has made Wiconsin Representative Paul Ryan his vice presidential choice.

Mitt Romney has chosen Wisconsin Representative Paul Ryan as his vice presidential running mate. 

His campaign announced the pick Saturday morning, dubbing the two "America's Comeback Team."

The two made their first appearance on the USS Wisconsin, a retired World War II battleship, in Norfolk, Virginia Saturday morning.

Romney's campaign also released a biography of Ryan. Here are some of the facts:

  • Ryan is in his seventh term in Congress representing Wisconsin’s 1st District. 
  • He is Chairman of the House Budget Committee.
  • He also serves on the House Ways and Means Committee.
  • Ryan, 42, is married to Janna Little. They have three children and live in Janesville, Wisconsin.  
  • Prior to running for Congress, Ryan served as an aide to Republican Senators Robert Kasten Jr. and Sam Brownback, former U.S. Rep. and Vice Presidential Candidate Jack Kemp, and as a speechwriter for Education Secretary William Bennett.
  • Ryan is a graduate of Joseph A. Craig High School in Janesville and earned degrees in economics and political science from Miami University in Ohio. 

What do you think of Romney's choice of Paul Ryan for vice president? Let us know in the comment's section.

JJ August 11, 2012 at 10:07 PM
Scott Brown loved Ryan's budget. Social Security will be cut. Medicare will become a Voucher system. Middle and lower income families will be devastated. Brown and Romney are two of a kind.
Timothy Crawford August 12, 2012 at 04:35 PM
Just what we need to stop the current spending spree by the Obama and Patrick administrations! Fiscal responsibility is a must in every house. I personally took a hard hit with the "T"'s recent hikes, and realize we ALL will be paying for a long time to get out of the debt this country has fallen into! Man up, everything is NOT FREE in the U.S. or Massachusetts!!
j k01 August 12, 2012 at 09:56 PM
It's great that Brown/Ryan/Romney think alike, and offer American voters a sharp contrast to the socialist tendencies of Warren/Patrick/Obama.

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