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8/14/2012 12:36 PM
Presidential debates slated for October
WASHINGTON — For the first time in two decades, a woman has been tapped to moderate a presidential debate.

8/14/2012 9:23 AM
Christie slated at GOP convention
WASHINGTON — Chris Christie, the sometimes abrasive but always entertaining governor of New Jersey, was tapped Tuesday as the keynote speaker for the Republicans' national convention later this month.

8/14/2012 12:15 AM
Ryan on two ballots
U.S. Rep. Paul Ryan's vice presidential bid would seem like a boon for his Democratic opponent in Wisconsin's 1st congressional district, except for the fact that the seven-term GOP incumbent will be allowed to run for re-election even while being Mitt Romney's running mate.

8/13/2012 2:52 PM
Obama, Ryan stop in Iowa
COUNCIL BLUFFS, Iowa — President Barack Obama blamed Republican vice presidential candidate Paul Ryan for blocking a farm bill that could help voters in Iowa and elsewhere cope with a crippling drought, as both candidates campaigned in the important Midwestern battleground.

8/13/2012 12:28 AM
Ryan pick re-energizes campaign
WAUKESHA, Wis. -- Cheered by the biggest crowds of his campaign, Republican Mitt Romney declared Sunday that 42-year-old running mate Paul Ryan is ready to be president, but said his own budget plan, not the more detailed proposals of his partner, will be the basis of his White House bid.

8/12/2012 12:14 PM
Dems pounce on Ryan pick
CHARLOTTE, N.C. — President Barack Obama’s campaign moved aggressively Sunday to cast GOP vice presidential pick Paul Ryan as outside the mainstream, while Republicans relished in Mitt Romney’s embrace of a running mate with solid conservative credentials.

8/12/2012 12:57 AM
Portman praises Ryan pick
COLUMBUS -- If U.S. Sen. Rob Portman of Ohio was disappointed that his chance to become vice president had vanished, he didn't show it.

8/12/2012 12:56 AM
Romney selection shifts focus
PITTSBURGH -- Mitt Romney is a very conventional Republican of a very different age. He has roots in 1960s Republican orthodoxy. His personal style if not his political instincts are deeply conservative. He respects authority, precedent, and history.

8/12/2012 12:53 AM
Toledo reacts to Romney's VP pick
Local Republican figures expressed excitement about presidential candidate Mitt Romney's choice as running mate, but the selection of U.S. Rep. Paul Ryan has others concerned.

8/12/2012 12:40 AM
Running mates voice pledge to lead
NORFOLK, Va. -- As Mitt Romney embarked on a swing-state tour with his new running mate, Rep. Paul Ryan, the choice of the anti-deficit crusader and champion of entitlement reform had already sharpened the policy focus of the presidential contest.

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