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MILBANK: Shake, rattle and Biden

October 12, 2012 in The Daily Republic

WASHINGTON — In the hours before Thursday night’s vice presidential debate, word leaked that the Romney-Ryan campaign had instructed moderator Martha Raddatz to address Paul Ryan as “Mister” rather than “Congressman.”
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VP Debate: Biden, Ryan at each other on everything

October 11, 2012 in The Dickinson Press

DANVILLE, Ky. At odds early and often, Joe Biden and Republican Paul Ryan squabbled over the economy, taxes, Medicare and more Thursday night in a contentious, interruption-filled debate. “That is a bunch of malarkey,” the vice president retorted after a particularly tough Ryan attack on the administration’s foreign policy. Continue Reading

VP Debate: Biden, Ryan at each other on everything

October 11, 2012 in The Daily Republic

DANVILLE, Ky. (AP) At odds early and often, Joe Biden and Republican Paul Ryan squabbled over the economy, taxes, Medicare and more Thursday night in a contentious, interruption-filled debate. “That is a bunch of malarkey,” the vice president retorted after a particularly tough Ryan attack on the administration’s foreign policy. Continue Reading

FACT CHECK: Slips in vice president’s debate

October 11, 2012 in The Daily Republic

WASHINGTON (AP) Vice President Joe Biden has mangled a heaping helping of facts over the years. Despite being newer to presidential-campaign politics, Republican Paul Ryan has already earned something of a reputation for taking flying leaps past reality.
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Analysis: High stakes for vice presidential debate

October 11, 2012 in The Daily Republic

WASHINGTON (AP) Time running short, Vice President Joe Biden faces the greater burden in his debate with Republican Paul Ryan as he seeks to use the election’s only encounter between presidential running mates to slow Mitt Romney’s momentum and reset the campaign storyline in time for the next Obama-Romney debate.
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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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It’s Paul Ryan: Romney picks Wis. Rep. for No. 2

August 11, 2012 in The Dickinson Press

NORFOLK, Va. Republican Mitt Romney anointed Wisconsin Rep. Paul Ryan, an ardent conservative and devoted budget cutter, as his vice presidential running mate on Saturday, and the two men immediately embarked on a tour of campaign battleground states vowing to defeat President Barack Obama and repair the long-ailing U.S. economy. Continue Reading

Romney to announce running mate Saturday in Virginia

August 10, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

Mitt Romney’s campaign says the presumed Republican presidential nominee will announce his running mate Saturday morning in Norfolk, Va. Continue Reading

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

SD Sen. Thune vice president rumors resurface

July 16, 2012 in The Daily Republic

SIOUX FALLS (AP) The “John Thune for vice president” rumor mill is at it again. Continue Reading