Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney announced his running mate Wisconsin Rep. Paul Ryan over the weekend. Some see the timing and the basis for the decision as reactionary to Romney’s falling behind incumbent President Barrack Obama in recent polls. Obama, who is running for reelection called Ryan the “ideological leader of Republicans in Congress,” warning that while Ryan was a “decent man”, he supports a vision that he fundamentally disagrees with. Some say that the announcement has fueled new life into the Republican campaign. The duo was seen campaigning in North Carolina and Wisconsin on Sunday. Romney was quoted saying, “This is Day Two on our comeback tour to get America strong again.” Some however fear that Ryan’s appointment could harm the campaign, as his position on healthcare and government social spending could prove unpopular among some American voters.
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