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Romney Shakes the Race with Pick of Ryan

August 11, 2012 in The Daily Republic

Cautious Mitt Romney rolled the dice Saturday with the selection of Wisconsin Rep. Paul Ryan as his vice-presidential running mate. Ryan will energize a conservative base that has been slow to warm to Romney, but Democrats were elated by the choice as well.
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Thune: VP pick ‘imminent’ but senator doesn’t expect ‘the call’

August 10, 2012 in The Daily Republic

Sen. John Thune was headed to Murdo Friday morning. The Republican senator’s small hometown in western South Dakota is a place where few if any reporters would hound him about his chances to become Mitt Romney’s running mate. Continue Reading