- Mitt Romney picked Rep. Paul Ryan as his running mate. The selection could spark enthusiasm for the Republican ticket among conservatives.
- The number of tweets on the VP choice spiked on Twitter. By 9:29 a.m. ET, as Romney introduced Ryan in front of a crowd at the USS Wisconsin, the number of tweets about the congressman had reached 3,749 per minute, according to Twitter.
- Our story on the announcement:
Here are some of Ryan's tweets on the big issues
- Healthcare/SCOTUS ruling:
- President Barack Obama:
- Stop Online Privacy Act:
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