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Romney names Congressman Paul Ryan as running mate

Presumptive Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney named his running mate on Saturday in Norfolk, Virginia.

Romney named Wisconsin Congressman Paul Ryan.

And it did not take long for Team Obama and some Democrats to go after the new team.

They tried to tie Romney to Ryan's plan to cut Medicare.

On Sunday, Romney explained his choice.

"People ask me why I chose Paul Ryan. The answer is, I wanted someone who was a leader," Romney said. "Leadership comes from character. This is a man who has real character who loves America, who has passion for America."

Ryan will visit the Iowa State Fair on Monday while Romney will continue his bus tour in Florida.

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