Rep. Paul Ryan of Wisconsin, who was named as announced Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney's running mate, addresses a crowd Aug. 11, 2012, during a campaign event with Romney in Norfolk, Va. (Associated Press)

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Rep. Paul Ryan of Wisconsin, who was named as announced Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney's running mate, addresses a crowd Aug. 11, 2012, during a campaign event with Romney in Norfolk, Va. (Associated Press)