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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 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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Riley elected VP of tourism group

September 18, 2012 in Worthington Daily Globe

SLAYTON Christy Surprenant Riley, Community Relations Coordinator for Murray County, was elected vice president of the Southern Minnesota Tourism Association (SMTA) at its annual meeting on Sept. 13 in Owatonna. Continue Reading

OPINION: Why do conservatives want Ryan on the GOP ticket?

August 11, 2012 in The Daily Republic

The Wall Street Journal editorial page has joined the growing movement of influential conservatives uniting behind hero wonk Paul Ryan for vice president. “The larger strategic point,” they counsel, “is that Mr. Romney’s best chance for victory is to make this a big election over big issues.” And Ryan is Mr. Big Issues. Continue Reading

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

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

Romney’s wife says woman being eyed for ticket

July 5, 2012 in The Daily Republic

WOLFEBORO, N.H. (AP) Mitt Romney’s wife has disclosed a tantalizing detail about her husband’s intensely secret vice presidential search: He’s considering choosing a woman.
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