US: Romney Campaign Confirms ‘Paul Ryan’ VP Selection

US: Romney Campaign Confirms ‘Paul Ryan’ VP Selection

paul ryan mitt romney vice presidentRepublican presidential candidate Mitt Romney has picked Rep. Paul Ryan of Wisconsin as his running mate, the campaign confirmed Saturday morning.

“Mitt’s choice for VP is Paul Ryan. Spread the word about America’s comeback team,” a Romney campaign mobile phone application said, confirming reports that emerged Friday night that he had selected the House Budget Committee chairman.

The announcement will mark the end a months-long search by Romney for a running mate to join him in facing Democratic President Barack Obama and Vice President Joe Biden in the Nov. 6 election.