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August 10, 2012

REPORTS: PAUL RYAN IS THE VICE PRESIDENTIAL NOMINEE

Update: I just saw on twitter that NBC 4 in DC is reporting it's Ryan.

There doesn't seem any question about it any longer. So now we await the official word, and the first glimpse of the ticket.

...

Which, they declare, is "likely."

THE WEEKLY STANDARD has learned that the Romney campaign has begun to prepare a vigorous effort in support of Paul Ryan if he is selected as Mitt Romney’s vice presidential pick—something now likely to happen soon. For example, GOP officials tell THE WEEKLY STANDARD that Wisconsin governor Scott Walker is among a group of Republicans who has been asked to be ready, in terms of his schedule and other practical preparations, to make the case publicly for a Romney-Ryan ticket as early as Saturday.


From Fox: Announcement tomorrow at 9am.

More: The announcement -- whatever, whoever it is -- will be made at a rally in Norfolk, Virginia, tomorrow at 9am. This much is now definite. Update: Hot Air got an email from Team Romney saying 8:45 am, not 9.

A commenter says several of the Veepstakes contenders will be present there.

Good Polls? Has good popularity with younger voters and, importantly, may even deliver Wisconsin.

thanks to @slublog

I have it from a "very credible source," an investor at Bain capital, who says the below photo was leaked in order to generate "enthusiasm" for Ryan.






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