(CNN) – Responding to Mitt Romney's announcement of Rep. Paul Ryan of Wisconsin as his running mate, Republicans praised the pick Saturday morning.
Former President George W. Bush:
"This is a strong pick. Governor Romney is serious about confronting the long-term challenges facing America, and Paul Ryan will help him solve the difficult issues that must be addressed for future generations."
Washington (CNN) – Beth Myers has long been Mitt Romney's most trusted political adviser, so it's no surprise that he tasked her with the job of helping him find the right running mate
In an exclusive interview with CNN earlier this week, Myers described to CNN what the process entailed.
Richmond, Virginia (CNN) – With Paul Ryan's controversial entitlement reform plan certain to take center stage in the presidential campaign now that the Wisconsin congressman has been tapped as Mitt Romney's running mate, Romney officials are circulating talking points about Medicare to their allies and campaign surrogates.
The Romney campaign is also briefing surrogates on a conference call at 10:30 a.m. ET to walk through their messaging about the Ryan pick and their strategies for rebuffing attacks from the Obama campaign.
(CNN) - As Mitt Romney unveils Rep. Paul Ryan of Wisconsin as his running mate, questions over the House Budget Committee chairman's budget plan will likely become a hot button debate topic this fall.
Romney announced Ryan as the vice presidential candidate at a campaign event while kicking off a bus tour Saturday morning in Norfolk, Virginia.
(CNN) – Mitt Romney's campaign released excerpts ahead of Rep. Paul Ryan's speech Saturday morning in Norfolk, Virginia, where Romney will introduce the House Budget Committee chairman as his running mate.
Find the excerpts after the jump.
Richmond, Virginia (CNN) - Presumptive Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney will announce his running mate at the beginning of a four-day, four-state bus tour in Norfolk, Virginia, on Saturday at 9 a.m. ET, his campaign announced in a statement late Friday night.
Three Republican sources told CNN that Rep. Paul Ryan of Wisconsin would be Romney’s running mate pick. GOP sources also told CNN that Florida Sen. Marco Rubio, former Minnesota Gov. Tim Pawlenty, and Ohio Sen. Rob Portman have all been told that they won’t be getting the nod.
(CNN) – Mitt Romney's team announced Saturday morning that Rep. Paul Ryan of Wisconsin will be Romney's running mate.
The campaign made the announcement just after 7 a.m. ET on the campaign's smart-phone and web application.
(CNN) - When Rep. Paul Ryan first revealed his House GOP budget proposal in the Spring of 2011, Democratic reaction was swift and biting. One much-maligned ad from a liberal advocacy group showed a Ryan look-alike pushing an elderly woman in a wheelchair off a cliff, ending with the tagline: "Is America beautiful without Medicare? Ask Paul Ryan and his friends in Congress."
As Mitt Romney prepares to hit the trail with Ryan as his running mate, Democrats eager to pounce on the newly created Republican ticket are almost certainly preparing similar - if not quite so drastic - attacks against Ryan's controversial budget plan.
(CNN) – Rep. Paul Ryan of Wisconsin is considered a rising GOP star and the Republican Party's leader on fiscal and budgetary issues.
The chairman of the House Budget Committee was first elected to Congress at age 28, and later helped launch the party's "Young Guns" program to recruit candidates in districts where Republicans lost.FULL STORY
(CNN) – Just hours before Mitt Romney is expected to announce his running mate Saturday morning–which three sources told CNN would be Rep. Paul Ryan of Wisconsin–the House Budget Committee chairman's name was added to Romney's official website URL: RomneyRyan.com.
The address leads to the website's home page that features a graphic touting "America's Comeback Team," though it doesn't list Ryan's name on the website itself.