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Saturday, August 11, 2012

Romney opts for substance over style with Ryan pick

In a move that some observers had already predicted but that took others by surprise, Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney announced U.S. Rep. Paul Ryan, R-Wis., as his vice presidential running mate today.

Although Ryan has a certain charismatic style and appeal all his own, most political observers note that in choosing Ryan, Romney has opted for substance over style. Ryan is known primarily as a policy geek, famous for his so-called "Ryan Plan" that he introduced earlier this year in which he calls for a complete overhaul of federal spending that reduces the size of government.

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