Friday, October 26, 2012
Patch blogged live during the Vice President's visit to UW-Parkside Friday. Thanks to all those who joined us!
Vice President Joe Biden visited UW-Parkside in Kenosha today. Patch was there with a Cover It Live blog. We appreciate those who joined us! Our friends at WGTD 91.1FM streamed Biden's remarks live at www.gatewaysportsweb.org.
Sunday, September 30, 2012
Longtime congressman is on the ballot in 1st District as well as vice president.
Name : Paul Ryan Age : 42 Place of residence : Janesville Attended college : Yes College : Miami University in Ohio Degree : Bachelor's in economics and political science Year of graduation : 1992 University : None Degree : NA Year of graduation : NA Has served in the military: No Rank : NA Job titles held : U.S. Congressman, Wisconsin's 1st Congressional District; aide to legislators Bob Kasten, Sam Brownback, and Jack Kemp; speechwriter for Empower America; marketing consultant for Ryan Incorporated Central. Party affiliation : Republican Running for a: Federal office Running for position: Congress (also on the ballot for vice president) Chamber/district: 1st Congressional District Incumbent: No (Vice President); Yes (1st Congressional …
Saturday, August 11, 2012
Here are comments from U.S. Rep. Paul Ryan to deliver in Norfolk, Va. Saturday morning after being selected as the running mate by Mitt Romney.
Saturday, August 11, 2012
Here are excerpts from the speech that U.S. Rep. Paul Ryan is expected to deliver Saturday morning after being chosen as the running mate for Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney. ____________________________________ Mitt Romney is a leader with the skills, the background and the character that our country needs at a crucial time in its history. Following four years of failed leadership, the hopes of our country, which have inspired the world, are growing dim; and they need someone to revive them. Governor Romney is the man for this moment; and he and I share one commitment: we will restore the dreams and greatness of this country. For the last 14 years, I have proudly represented Wisconsin in Congress. There, I have focused on …
Republican say selection of Janesville congressman is a bold move.
It’s as good as official: Wisconsin’s Paul Ryan will be Mitt Romney’s running mate, the Romney campaign announced early Saturday. National news sites broke the news just before midnight on Friday night, ending weeks of speculation and propelling Wisconsin into the heart of the presidential campaign. Shortly before midnight, CNN was reporting that three sources had confirmed that the Janesville congressman, 42, was the VP pick of the Republican Romney. News that Romney’s campaign was announcing its VP selection on Saturday in Virginia broke widely late Friday. Romney is to make the announcement early Saturday morning in Virginia, kicking off a four-state tour in his bid to unseat incumbent Barack Obama. The Huffington Post summed it up with…
Thursday, April 26, 2012
The GOP 'rock star' plans to join Gov. Scott Walker during his last month of the campaign before the Wisconsin recall election.
New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie — often dubbed one of the "rock stars" of the Republican party — is headed to Wisconsin next month to campaign for Gov. Scott Walker. The May 1 visit to Green Bay and Milwaukee comes about one month before the Republican governor will try to retain his seat in the state's historic recall election. Details were sketchy, but it appears anyone who wants to attend one of the two events will have to contribute $20 to Walker and will then be entered into a drawing for the chance to take part. "With your $20 contribution to Governor Walker’s campaign, you will be given a chance to not only see these two men of action in person, but will have a keepsake of a lifetime to take home with you," according to an email the …