Rep. Paul Ryan, the Republican vice presidential candidate, introduces his mother, Betty Ryan Douglas, to supporters Aug. 18, 2012, at a campaign rally in The Villages, Fla. (Associated Press)

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Rep. Paul Ryan, the Republican vice presidential candidate, introduces his mother, Betty Ryan Douglas, to supporters Aug. 18, 2012, at a campaign rally in The Villages, Fla. (Associated Press)