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  • Paul Ryan Through the Years

    This undated photo provided by the Ryan family shows Paul Ryan, left, hiking with his older brother Tobin Ryan in Colorado.
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  • Paul Ryan Through the Years

    Paul Ryan, pictured here in his yearbook photo, was a middle school student at Marshall Middle School in Janesville, Wisc.
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    Paul Ryan, pictured in the Janesville Craig High School yearbook wearing number 43, played football in the fall of 1984, when he was in ninth grade.
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  • Paul Ryan Through the Years

    In 1988, Paul Ryan was prom king of Janesville Craig High School before he was the vice presidential pick for Mitt Romney.
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  • Paul Ryan Through the Years

    Paul Ryan, a fifth-generation Janesville native, celebrated his senior year with his classmates in 1988 at Janesville Craig High School.
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  • Paul Ryan Through the Years

    Paul Ryan played soccer during high school, and is pictured with his high school volleyball team in this undated photo. He is in the standing row, third from right.
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    Paul Ryan, wearing a striped polo, and other members of his class graced the cover of the Janesville Craig High School Yearbook in 1988, their graduation year.
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    Clad in his letterman's jacket, Paul Ryan poses with other high school students at Janesville Craig High School in this undated photo. He stands in the top row, second from right.
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  • Paul Ryan Through the Years

    Paul Ryan, wearing a sweater over a collared shirt, is pictured in the top row, third from right, with fellow Janesville Craig High School students in this undated photo.
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  • Paul Ryan Through the Years

    This undated photo provided by the Ryan family shows Paul Ryan and Janna Ryan on the day of their wedding. During his first term in Congress, Ryan met and married Janna Little, a lawyer and lobbyist from an affluent Oklahoma family, who was working in the Washington area.
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    On Nov. 4, 1998, then-newly-elected U.S. Rep. Paul Ryan greets Louise Parker, left, and Grace Larson, both from Racine, Wisc., during their lunch at the Cottonpicker Restaurant and Lounge in Burlington, Wisc.
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  • Paul Ryan Through the Years

    This undated photo provided by the Ryan family shows Paul Ryan after a hunt. In the days since Republican presidential candidate, former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney selected Ryan for the vice presidential slot on the Republican ticket, the now 42-year-old congressman's biography has become instant folklore.
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  • Paul Ryan Through the Years

    On Jan. 6, 1999, at the start of the 106th Congress, Speaker of the House Denis Hastert administers the oath of office to Rep. Paul Ryan of Wisconsin as his family looks on.
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    This 1998 photo provided by the Ryan family shows Paul Ryan, right, and his older brother Tobin Ryan, left, with Republican politician and former collegiate and professional football player Jack Kemp.
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    Reps. Kevin K. Brady, Paul Ryan and Earl Pomeroy talk at a Ways and Means Committee Hearing on Retirement Security and Defined Contribution Plans hearing on February 26, 2002, in the Longworth House Office Building, after someone made a joke about the Enron scandal, calling it the "e word."
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    Fmr. Rep. Jack Kemp, R-NY, and Rep. Paul Ryan, R-Wi., speak about Ryan's new legislation, HR 4851, the "Social Security Personal Savings Guarantee and Prosperity Act of 2004."
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    Newly-announced vice presidential running mate Rep. Paul Ryan, R-Wis, his wife Janna and daughter Liza and sons Charles, left, and Sam, right, during a welcome home rally in Waukesha, Wis., on Sunday, August, 12, 2012.
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    Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney, right, and vice presidential running mate Rep. Paul Ryan of Wisconsin greet the crowd during a campaign event at the Waukesha County Expo Center on Aug. 12, 2012, in Waukesha, Wis.
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    Republican Vice Presidential candidate, U.S. Rep. Paul Ryan (R-WI) (R) and his mother Elizabeth Ryan wave during the Victory Rally in Florida at Town Square, Lake Sumter Landing on August 18, 2012 in The Villages, Florida. Ryan spoke about his family's reliance on Medicare.
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