Elections 2016

August 11, 2012 12:00 AM

Paul Ryan: Policy wonk, conservative thinker, prom king, fitness buff

Paul Ryan has made a startling rise in the past four years from a relatively obscure congressman representing southern Wisconsin to the darling of conservative thinkers and now Mitt Romney’s choice as the Republican candidate for vice president.

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