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Ryan addresses hometown crowd in Wisc.

Rep. Paul Ryan hammered President Barack Obama on the economy in a speech to supporters in Wisconsin on Sunday. It was his first speech in the Badger State since Mitt Romney picked him to join the Republican ticket. (Aug. 12)

Ryan wins re-election

Republican vice presidential candidate Paul Ryan earned a concession prize on Nov. 7 after he lost the national race as presidential candidate Mitt Romney's running-mate, but reclaimed his congressional seat in Wisconsin after defeating Rob Zerban (D).