Republican en Romney picks Ryan for VP <p> &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp;Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney has selected Wisconsin Representative &nbsp;Paul Ryan to be his running mate. The candidate made his announcement to supporters via a phone app, saying -- quote -- &quot;Mitt&#39;s Choice for VP is Paul Ryan.&quot;</p><p> &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp;The GOP ticket appeared together at 9 A.M. Eastern in Norfolk, Va. Romney and Ryan are kicking off a four-day bus tour that will take them to as many states.</p><p> &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp;At 42, Ryan is a generation younger than the 65-year-old Romney.</p> Sat, 11 Aug 2012 16:11:09 +0000 Stan Ingold 16075 at Romney picks Ryan for VP Mitt Romney In Birmingham Aug. 15 <p>Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney has scheduled a fundraising reception Aug. 15 in Birmingham.</p><p>A letter from the Romney campaign said the event will be at The Club. People contributing $5,000 can get their photo taken with the former Massachusetts governor at 5:30 p.m. A general reception, costing $1,000 per person, is at 6 p.m. Then a private dinner starts at 7 p.m. for those contributing $25,000 or more.</p> Fri, 27 Jul 2012 22:18:32 +0000 Associated Press 15285 at Mitt Romney In Birmingham Aug. 15