Sun-Times Washington Bureau Chief Lynn Sweet reported the news of Paul Ryan’s addition to the Mitt Romney ticket as the story unfolded late Friday and into Saturday. Here are her blog posts, tweets and photos through the day as the news developed and the Romney campaign hit the trail with a vice presidential candidate in the fold.
Mitt Romney taps Paul Ryan for vice president
Chicago Sun-Times Washington Bureau Chief Lynn Sweet spent Friday night and Saturday reporting on the Romney campaign naming of his running mate. Here is her reporting via Twitter, her blog and suntimes.com.
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Sweet blog Romney to announce vice presidential choice Saturday http://bit.ly/P6ekA1Lynn SweetThe Romney-Ryan ticket. It’s official. – Lynn SweetWASHINGTON–It’s the Romney-Ryan ticket. It’s official. Mitt Romney’s campaign on Saturday morning announced Rep. Paul Ryan (R-Wisc.) as …Mitt Romney picks Wis. Rep. Paul Ryan for vice president – Chicago Sun-TimesBY LYNN SWEET Sun-Times Washington Bureau Chief Updated: WASHINGTON – It’s the Romney-Ryan ticket. It’s official. "It’s an honor to annou…Rep. Paul Ryan: First speech as Romney’s running mate. Excerpts – Lynn SweetWASHINGTON–Rep. Paul Ryan (R-Wisc.), newly tapped to be Mitt Romney’s runningmate said he is " excited for what lies ahead and I’m thril…Sweet blog Romney on Paul Ryan: His beliefs "firmly rooted in Janesville, Wisconsin" http://bit.ly/RAIMVHLynn SweetObama team calls Paul Ryan "architect" of "radical" House GOP budget – Lynn SweetOBAMA CAMPAIGN STATEMENT ON ROMNEY VICE PRESIDENTIAL PICK CHICAGO – Obama for America Campaign Manager Jim Messina released the following…Waiting for Romney & Ryan in Manassas Va where this picture tells the story http://pic.twitter.com/gqex3WLlLynn SweetRomney campaign growing pains: At Manassas no work space for press not on his bus. Just saying…as I am about to be kicked out of a seat.Lynn SweetAt Romney rally people on Manassas stage seated by shirt color…red, white, blue http://pic.twitter.com/PQ01Kq82Lynn SweetGeorge Allen at Romney Ryan mamas says rally: "are y’all ready for America’s comeback!"Lynn SweetNew romney Ryan sign http://pic.twitter.com/yQ27VtqXLynn SweetFirebrand Ryan in Manassas: Obama "hope and change has become attack and blame" http://pic.twitter.com/Go0mFXsPLynn SweetRomney-Ryan rally in Manassas: "They are freaking out in the White House and in Chicago" – Lynn SweetRomney Ryan rally in Manassas, Va. (photo by Lynn Sweet) Virginia Delegate Barbara Comstock warming up the crowd waiting for Mitt Romney …Romney in Manassas on Ryan "his heart is still Janesville " http://pic.twitter.com/W6N3iAa2Lynn SweetMitt wrapping up in Manassas: "We are going to stand for America and we are going to win."Lynn SweetSweet blog Obama in Chicago: Visiting campaign headquarters http://bit.ly/P9NWFjLynn SweetRomney Ryan ticket to stump in Waukesha on Sunday – Lynn SweetMANASSAS, VA.–The newly minted Romney-Ryan ticket will campaign in Waukesha, Wisc. on Sunday, the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel scooped on …Rep. Paul Ryan: Will also run in November for his Wisconsin House seat – Lynn SweetWASHINGTON–Rep. Paul Ryan, (R-Wisc.), tapped Saturday to be Mitt Romney’s running mate, will also stay on the Wisconsin ballot as a Hous…