**FILE** Republican vice presidential candidate Paul Ryan visits the Fredericksburg Expo and Conference Center in Fredericksburg, Va., on Oct. 16, 2012. (Associated Press/The Free Lance-Star)

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**FILE** Republican vice presidential candidate Paul Ryan visits the Fredericksburg Expo and Conference Center in Fredericksburg, Va., on Oct. 16, 2012. (Associated Press/The Free Lance-Star)