“I don't consult polls to tell me what my principles are or what our policies should be.”
“America is more than just a place…it’s an idea. It’s the only country founded on an idea. Our rights come from nature and God, not government. We promise equal opportunity, not equal outcomes.”
“The belief that recipients of government aid are better off the more we spend on them is remarkably persistent. No matter how many times this central tenet of liberalism gets debunked, like Brett Favre, it just keeps coming back.”
Paul Ryan (born Paul Davis Ryan in Janesville, Wisconsin on January 29, 1970) is an American politician. He is best known as the Republican vice presidential nominee in the 2012 United States presidential elections. He has been the US representative for Wisconsin’s First Congressional District since 1999. He is currently serving his seventh term. He is also the chairman of the House Budget Committee. Ryan’s candidacy against incumbent Vice President Joe Biden marks the first time in US history with Roman Catholics on the tickets of both major parties. Ryan’s most passionate issues are his proposed Medicare changes and the future of economic policy.
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Paul Ryan is best known as the Republican vice presidential nominee in the 2012 US presidential elections. After Ryan was announced as the 2012 vice presidential candidate for the Republicans, it was revealed that he was keeping at least one major secret from the American public: his sexy abs.
Paul Ryan married Janna Little in 2000. They continue to live in Ryan’s childhood hometown, Janesville, WI. The pair have three children together.