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seafan Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Aug-11-12 12:31 AM
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Mitt Romney Set To Pick Paul Ryan As Running Mate
Source: Huffington Post

NORFOLK, Va. - Mitt Romney will announce Rep. Paul Ryan (R-Wis.) as his running mate on Saturday, according to two sources with knowledge of the decision.

Ryan is a bold pick who will energize the Republican Party, but putting him on the ticket is fraught with risk and instantly puts Ryan's budget plan front and center in the 2012 campaign.

Romney will announce his choice in Norfolk on Saturday morning at the beginning of a four-day bus tour through key battleground states, the campaign said Friday night. The Weekly Standard reported earlier Friday that Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker has been asked to be ready to make the case for Ryan beginning Saturday.

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Ryan's budget and his proposed changes to programs like Medicare will now be central issues that drive the presidential campaign for the remaining three months. It is one way for Romney to turn a campaign that has turned ugly and personal, often to his detriment, into a heated debate over policy.

Read more: http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2012/08/11/paul-ryan-mitt...



Here is the opportunity to bring the long-awaited discussion front and center, for the need to uncouple employment from health care, and open Medicare expansion to the entire population.


We will not allow right wing zealots to dismantle Medicare or Social Security, and we will not allow Ryan's punitive budget fantasies to come to fruition.


Mr. President, we hope you are prepared.



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Me. Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Aug-11-12 12:47 AM
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1. Goody Gumdrops
Such a typical Rmoney mistake. Let the games begin.
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Divine Discontent Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jan-09-13 01:51 PM
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2. kick! what a pick!
Edited on Wed Jan-09-13 01:53 PM by Divine Discontent
BWAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHA. I love that they crashed and burned as a political duo!



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