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Romney picks Ryan, sharpens debate over sick economy

Romney picks Ryan, sharpens debate over sick economy

By KASIE HUNT
Associated Press

Published Aug 11, 2012 09:56AM MDT

NORFOLK, Va. • Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney introduced Rep. Paul Ryan of Wisconsin as his vice presidential running mate on Saturday, turning to the architect of a deeply conservative and intensely controversial long-term budget plan to remake Medicare and cut trillions in federal spending.
In the campaign to come, Republicans will present economic solutions “that are bold, specific and achievable,” Romney said as he presented his political partner. “We offer our commitment to c...

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