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Romney chooses Wisconsin Congressman Paul Ryan for running mate over Ohio's Portman, anti-union Wisconsin governor beat recall with Ryan's help

Paul Ryan, a Wisconsin congressman and the presumptive nominee for the Republican Party for vice president of the United States of America By Kathy Wray Coleman, Associate Publisher, Editor, Cleveland Urban News.Com and the Kathy Wray Coleman Online News Blog.Com www.clevelandur 0 WASHINGTON, D.C.-Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney publicly announced his selection today of Wisconsin Congressman Paul Ryan as his vice-presidential running mate, quashing any speculation that a minority or woman would get the nod or, more notably, U.S. Senator Rob Portman of Ohio. A native of Janesville, WI, Ryan, 42, and good looking, earned a bachelor's degree from Miami University in Ohio. He was elected to the U.S. House of Representatives in 1998 and is a fiscal conservative who chairs the House Budget Committee. He is married with three children. Portman was on the short list but was not well known in Ohio or nationally, and was criticized by the O