Ryan, Biden exchange words over entitlements
September 29th, 2012
11:57 PM ET
2 years ago

Ryan, Biden exchange words over entitlements

Columbus, Ohio (CNN) - With 12 days to go until the only debate between the vice presidential candidates, Rep. Paul Ryan and Joe Biden have stepped up their attacks about one another on the campaign trail.

After Biden made the charge that Mitt Romney’s economic plan could hit seniors with more taxes to their Social Security benefits, the next day Ryan, the Republican vice presidential nominee came to his running mate’s defense.
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Filed under: 2012 • Joe Biden • Paul Ryan
Ryan stops in Ohio for some football
September 29th, 2012
03:57 PM ET
2 years ago

Ryan stops in Ohio for some football

Columbus, Ohio (CNN) - About a half an hour after kick-off between Big 10 rivals Ohio State and Michigan State, Rep. Paul Ryan showed up at a sports bar in Columbus to watch the Buckeyes play their rival Spartans in East Lansing, Michigan.

The Republican vice presidential candidate and graduate of Miami University of Ohio, visited Varsity Club, located less than 500 yards from Ohio stadium that claims to have one of the biggest tailgate parties in the country on home games.
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Ryan stumps in New Hampshire
September 29th, 2012
02:57 PM ET
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Ryan stumps in New Hampshire

Derry, New Hampshire (CNN) - Rep. Paul Ryan held a rally in New Hampshire on Saturday, marking the second visit to the Granite State in two weeks by the Republican vice presidential nominee.

He held a rally in Derry, 15 miles from the border of Massachusetts, which was governed by his running mate, Mitt Romney, from 2003 to 2007.
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Paul Ryan makes appeal to military and veterans in Colorado
September 27th, 2012
06:57 AM ET
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Paul Ryan makes appeal to military and veterans in Colorado

Colorado Springs, Colorado (CNN) – Rep. Paul Ryan appealed to veterans and active military in Colorado at two events on Tuesday in which he assailed President Barack Obama for weakening military with defense cuts and mishandling Arab Spring uprisings.

In the aftermath of the deadly attacks on the U.S. consulate in Benghazi, killing four including the U.S. ambassador to Libya, the Republican vice presidential nominee escalated his criticism of the Democratic incumbent president’s handling of the incident, saying it was an example of “how the Obama foreign policy is blowing up in our faces.”
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Filed under: 2012 • Colorado • Paul Ryan
In Ohio, Romney praises debate partner Portman
September 25th, 2012
07:52 PM ET
2 years ago

In Ohio, Romney praises debate partner Portman

Vandalia, Ohio (CNN) – It’s a state that went for President Barack Obama in 2008, but Mitt Romney and Paul Ryan are hoping Ohio will vote Republican this time around – after all, no Republican has advanced to the White House without winning the Buckeye State.

“I got my lucky Buckeye. My buddy Rob Portman gave me this lucky Buckeye. It means we are going to win Ohio,” Ryan, the GOP vice presidential nominee, said on Tuesday as he shared the stage with Romney and Portman, a U.S. Senator from Ohio.
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Filed under: Mitt Romney • Ohio • Paul Ryan • Rob Portman
September 25th, 2012
04:47 PM ET
2 years ago

Ryan outfits daughter with deer-hunting gear

Cincinnati, Ohio (CNN) – Gearing up for deer-hunting season, Rep. Paul Ryan bought hunting clothes for his daughter to go with the rifle the Republican vice presidential nominee gave her for Christmas.

"She's hunted with me but this is the first time she gets to do the hunting herself," Ryan said of daughter Liza. "She's 10 years old and you can hunt starting at 10. I got her a rifle for Christmas last year and so I'm getting her ready."
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Filed under: 2012 • Ohio • Paul Ryan
Ryan compares NFL replacement refs to Obama
September 25th, 2012
12:31 PM ET
2 years ago

Ryan compares NFL replacement refs to Obama

Cincinnati, Ohio (CNN) – Devoted Green Bay Packers fan Rep. Paul Ryan weighed in on the stunning referee call during Monday night's Packers-Seattle Seahawks football game Tuesday. The GOP vice presidential nominee likened the replacement referees to bad calls made by President Barack Obama.

"Did you guys watch that Packers game last night? I mean, give me a break. It is time to get the real refs," Ryan said Tuesday at a town hall in Ohio. "And you know what, it reminds me of President Obama and the economy. If you can't get it right, it's time to get out."
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Paul Ryan rips Obama's foreign policy record
September 24th, 2012
09:47 PM ET
2 years ago

Paul Ryan rips Obama's foreign policy record

Lima, Ohio (CNN) – Rep. Paul Ryan offered a grim assessment of President Barack Obama's foreign policy record Monday, citing examples including the latest unrest in the Middle East that Mitt Romney's running mate warned "projects weakness" and threatens the nation's security.

"When the president came into office, he made these grand speeches, beautiful rhetoric, great promises, and he made the case that the power of his personality and his persuasion powers would calm things in the Muslim World, would make things, would make people respect us and like us that much more," Ryan said during a town hall in Ohio's Allen County.
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Filed under: 2012 • Foreign Policy • Ohio • Paul Ryan
Tough talk on Cuba from Paul Ryan
September 22nd, 2012
02:04 PM ET
2 years ago

Tough talk on Cuba from Paul Ryan

Miami (CNN) - During a visit to Little Havana with former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush, GOP vice presidential candidate Paul Ryan criticized President Barack Obama for engaging in a "policy of appeasement" with Cuba and vowed that a Romney-Ryan administration would be tough on the Castro regime.

"We will not keep practicing this policy of appeasement; we will be tough on this brutal dictator. All it has done is it rewarded more despotism," Ryan said Saturday.
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Filed under: 2012 • Cuba • Florida • Jeb Bush • Paul Ryan
Jeb Bush to appear with Ryan in Miami
September 22nd, 2012
09:20 AM ET
2 years ago

Jeb Bush to appear with Ryan in Miami

(CNN) – Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush is expected to appear onstage with GOP vice presidential candidate Paul Ryan at an event in Miami Saturday morning after he was spotted backstage ahead of the event.


Filed under: 2012 • Florida • Jeb Bush • Paul Ryan
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