Campaign Headlines August 12, 2012: Paul Ryan’s Pick Makes a Ticket of Historical Firsts

CAMPAIGN 2012

CAMPAIGN BUZZ 2012

THE HEADLINES….

Paul Ryan’s Pick Makes a Ticket of Firsts

Source: ABC News Radio, 8-12-12

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Mitt Romney’s announcement that Wisconsin Representative Paul Ryan will be joining him on the Republican presidential ticket is being described as a “bold” move, with strategists arguing over whether the author of some controversial budget plans will help or hurt Romney in the long run.

But the choice of Ryan is also bold in other, perhaps subtler ways. Ryan’s addition to the ticket brings about a series of interesting firsts….READ MORE

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Campaign Headlines August 12, 2012: How Romney Kept Paul Ryan’s Pick for VP a Secret

CAMPAIGN 2012

CAMPAIGN BUZZ 2012

THE HEADLINES….

How Romney Kept Paul Ryan’s Pick for VP a Secret

Source: ABC News Radio, 8-12-12

ABC News

Clandestine flights. A slight disguise. Long drives to out-of-the-way airports by an aide’s 19-year-old son. An afternoon dash through the wooded ravine behind Paul Ryan’s house in Janesville, Wis.

These were just some of the things the Mitt Romney campaign did to keep the world from knowing the presumptive Republican presidential nominee had decided to pick Ryan as his running mate….READ MORE

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