“Mitt’s Choice for VP is Paul Ryan.”
That’s the message that Mitt Romney supporters received this weekend via his smartphone app.
And with that, many prospective voters went scurrying to figure out: Who is Paul Ryan?
Here’s thequick scoop on Ryan:
- He’s Rep. Paul Ryan. He’s represented the 1st congressional district for Wisconsin in the U.S. House of Representatives since 1999. That means he’s in his seventh term.
- He was born and raised in the midwest and attended college at Miami University in Ohio.
- He’s married and has three children.
- His religious affiliation is Roman Catholic.
- He’s a former speechwriter for former U.S. Representative and 1996 Republican vice presidential nominee Jack Kemp of New York.
- He was prom king at his high school.