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Romney picks Paul Ryan as his running mate
Romney formally makes the long-awaited announcement on Saturday in Virginia
Rep. Paul Ryan (R-Wis.) introduces Mitt Romney in Milwaukee on April 3: On Saturday morning, Romney alerted supporters via an iPhone app that he has chosen Ryan as his running mate.
Rep. Paul Ryan (R-Wis.) introduces Mitt Romney in Milwaukee on April 3: On Saturday morning, Romney alerted supporters via an iPhone app that he has chosen Ryan as his running mate.
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t 7 a.m. EST Mitt Romney's campaign alerted his supporters via an iPhone app that he has chosen Rep. Paul Ryan (R-Wis.) as his running mate, with the candidate later making a formal announcement in Norfolk, Va. By choosing the seven-term congressman — "the intellectual heart of the movement within the Republican Party to slash deficits" — Romney has made a potentially "bold but risky move." Romney's choice signals "a desire to place the nation's looming fiscal challenges at the center of the campaign's final months."

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