Ryan returns to Washington
November 7th, 2012
01:08 AM ET
1 year ago

Ryan returns to Washington

Boston (CNN) – Mitt Romney's running mate will return to Washington in January even though the Republican presidential nominee and Paul Ryan lost their bid for the White House.

The 14-year lawmaker won an eighth term representing Wisconsin's 1st Congressional District, which is located in the southeastern part the state near Lake Michigan and includes parts of Milwaukee County.
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Romney and Ryan thank volunteers, eat Wendy's in Ohio
November 6th, 2012
04:18 PM ET
1 year ago

Romney and Ryan thank volunteers, eat Wendy's in Ohio

Cleveland, Ohio (CNN) – Mitt Romney and Paul Ryan united in Ohio on Election Day to thank volunteers and pick up lunch at Wendy's.

Tuesday afternoon the presidential running mates arrived on separate campaign planes in Cuyahoga County, which is considered a Democratic stronghold but there are as many Republicans in the most populous county than other conservative parts of the Buckeye State.

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Paul Ryan asks for blessing day before election
November 5th, 2012
07:13 PM ET
1 year ago

Paul Ryan asks for blessing day before election

Johnstown, Colorado (CNN) – Mitt Romney's running mate Paul Ryan, a Roman Catholic, asked a priest he met at a restaurant Monday to bless a rosary he carries with him.

The Republican vice presidential nominee was in the middle of a five-state battleground blitz through Nevada, Colorado, Iowa, Ohio, and Wisconsin, the day before Election Day when he met Father Greg Ames prior to his second rally in Johnstown, Colorado.

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Filed under: 2012 • Colorado • Faith • Paul Ryan
Paul Ryan rallies GOP in Minnesota
November 4th, 2012
08:55 PM ET
1 year ago

Paul Ryan rallies GOP in Minnesota

Minneapolis, Minnesota (CNN) - Republicans in Democratic-leaning Minnesota made a show of force when Paul Ryan campaigned in the state two days before Election Day.

The Minneapolis rally with Mitt Romney's vice presidential running mate drew an impressive and enthusiastic crowd – it was one of Ryan's largest solo events since he joined the ticket – gives Republicans anecdotal evidence that their map to 270 electoral votes could be expanding.
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Paul Ryan focuses on auto, defense cuts in Ohio
November 4th, 2012
05:20 PM ET
1 year ago

Paul Ryan focuses on auto, defense cuts in Ohio

Mansfield, Ohio (CNN) - Vice presidential nominee Paul Ryan focused on shuttered auto plants and defense cuts at a campaign rally in north central Ohio on Sunday.

The Republican presidential ticket has struggled to overcome President Barack Obama's edge in the crucial battleground state perhaps in part because of Mitt Romney's opposition in 2008 to a federal auto bailout of the U.S. auto industry.
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Paul Ryan tailgates on Packer game day
November 4th, 2012
01:07 PM ET
1 year ago

Paul Ryan tailgates on Packer game day

Green Bay, Wisconsin (CNN) – Paul Ryan briefly tailgated outside Lambeau Field before his beloved Green Bay Packers played NFC rival Arizona Cardinals on Sunday.

Wearing a Green Bay Packer jacket and tie, the Wisconsin lawmaker and Republican vice presidential nominee was swarmed by a crush of reporters and supporters near Sideline Sportsbar and a Romney campaign bus.
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Ryan pushes country not revenge in Ohio
November 3rd, 2012
01:04 PM ET
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Ryan pushes country not revenge in Ohio

Marietta, Ohio (CNN) - In Ohio Saturday morning Paul Ryan said President Barack Obama's comment about voting being the "best revenge" showed how the Democratic incumbent is "appealing to our lowest fears."

With just three days left in the race the GOP presidential campaign is seizing on the remark to illustrate how Obama's message differs from their own, which they say is a more positive message of change.
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Filed under: 2012 • Ohio • Paul Ryan
November 3rd, 2012
06:23 AM ET
1 year ago

Romney: Vote for country, not revenge

West Chester, Ohio (CNN) - White House hopeful Mitt Romney vowed to deliver real change at a blockbuster rally he headlined with running mate Paul Ryan in battleground Ohio.

The Republican presidential nominee criticized President Barack Obama, who during his own visit to the Buckeye State said voting was the “best revenge.” The Democratic incumbent altered a traditional refrain from his stump speech when he received boos from the audience.
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Ryan smells 'success' in battleground swing
November 2nd, 2012
09:05 PM ET
1 year ago

Ryan smells 'success' in battleground swing

Cedar Falls, Iowa (CNN) - Mitt Romney's running mate Paul Ryan painted a bleak picture of the economy at rallies in Colorado and Iowa on Friday despite a fairly strong jobs report released four days before Election Day.

On Friday, the Labor Department announced the nation's jobless rate inched up to 7.9% in October, from 7.8% in September, but 171,000 jobs were added last month.
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Ryan urges Nevada voters to vote early
November 1st, 2012
11:34 PM ET
1 year ago

Ryan urges Nevada voters to vote early

Las Vegas, Nevada (CNN) – Paul Ryan focused on Nevada's high unemployment and foreclosure rates when he visited the battleground state the same day as President Barack Obama on Thursday.

Roughly an hour after the Democratic incumbent held a rally in Las Vegas, Ryan spoke to fewer than a thousand people in Reno, where his running mate and Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney campaigned just a week ago.
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Filed under: 2012 • Economy • Nevada • Paul Ryan
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