(CNN) - Rep. Paul Ryan of Wisconsin - who Mitt Romney's campaign announced Saturday as his running mate - has had a bit of "bromance" with Romney on the campaign trail this year.
Check out the slide show and the below links to take a look back at their relationship, as well as a short-lived GOP push for Ryan to launch his own presidential bid last year.
Romney to announce Ryan as running mate Saturday morning (August 11, 2012)
Wall Street Journal pushes Ryan for veep (August 9, 2012)
Romney-Ryan: running mate preview? (April 3, 2012)
Romney gets punk'd, April Fools style (April 1, 2012)
Romney, Ryan speak of 'courage' required for entitlement reform (March 30, 2012)
Ryan endorses Romney (March 30, 2012)
Ryan's open to V.P spot (March 25, 2012)
Ryan says no regrets over presidential decision (Sept 1, 2011)
Rep. Ryan not running for president (August 22, 2011)
Top Republican says Paul Ryan should run for president (May 23, 2011)