Mitt Romney Taps Rep. Paul Ryan As Vice Presidential Running Mate
Presumptive Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney has named Rep. Paul Ryan of Wisconsin his running mate.
Shortly after informing supporters of the decision, the Romney-Ryan campaign called the duo “America’s comeback team.”
The 42-year-old Ryan first entered Congress at the age of 28, and has been in Congress for seven terms, serves as chairman of the House Budget Committee and is also a senior member of the House’s Ways and Means Committee.
He hails from Janesville, Wisconsin, graduated from Ohio’s Miami University in 1992 and has been married to his wife, Janna, since 2000. They have three children.
The Romney-Ryan campaign moved swiftly after announcing the news of Ryan joining the ticket, creating a new website for voters.