Red, White and Blue: Paul Ryan 1-on-1 and through the years

Wednesday night, Janesville Republican Congressman Paul Ryan will accept the nomination of his party as a candidate for Vice President.  He'll be the running mate for Mitt Romney's Presidential bid.

Click on the above link to see the raw video of Ryan's 1-on-1 interview with Mike Jacobs, and click on more photos of Ryan through the years.

 

  • Rep. Paul Ryan is all smiles after speaking Monday at Janesville Craig High School. Ryan is heading to the Republican National Convention in Tampa, Fla. PHOTO GALLERY | VIDEO Mark Hoffman

  • Republican vice presidential nominee Paul Ryan greets a girl after speaking at a send-off rally Monday at Janesville Craig High School. Ryan is heading to the Republican National Convention in Tampa, Fla. Mark Hoffman

  • Rep. Paul Ryan is all smiles after speaking Monday at Janesville Craig High School. Ryan is heading to the Republican National Convention in Tampa, Fla. PHOTO GALLERY | VIDEO Mark Hoffman

  • Presumptive Republican vice presidential nominee Paul Ryan signs an autograph after a send-off rally Monday, August 27, 2012 at Joseph A. Craig High School in Janesville, Wis. Ryan is heading to the Republican National Convention in Tampa, Fla. MARK HOFFMAN/MHOFFMAN@JOURNALSENTINEL.COM Mark Hoffman

  • Presumptive Republican vice presidential nominee Paul Ryan is shown at a send-off rally Monday, August 27, 2012 at Joseph A. Craig High School in Janesville, Wis. Ryan is heading to the Republican National Convention in Tampa, Fla. MARK HOFFMAN/MHOFFMAN@JOURNALSENTINEL.COM Mark Hoffman

  • April 14, 2009 Photographs of listening sessions held by Wisconsin's 1st. District Congressman, Paul Ryan, at the East Troy Public Libary. Ryan gives those gathered his take on the state of the economy. MICHAEL SEARS/MSEARS@JOURNALSENTINEL.COM Michael Sears

  • Mitt Romney’s running mate, Paul Ryan, speaks to a large crowd at the Waukesha County Expo Center on Aug. 12. Chris Wilson

  • Romney was set to campaign in Florida, with Ryan in Iowa.

    TODAY'S TMJ4's Charles Benson was to follow Ryan's campaign there on Monday. Check for his reports throughout today on TODAY'S TMJ4 and on todaystmj4.com.

    Click on the picture for more photos taken at the rally by the Journal Sentinel.
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  • "I guess you think I made the right decision, the right choice," Romney told supporters.

    Ryan's wife Janna, three children Liz, Charlie and Sam were also on stage.

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  • "We will look back at this moment in 2013 as the day our generation fixed it, so the America idea was turned back on and our children had a brighter future," Ryan said.

    Southeast Wisconsin's Congressman will spent the months ahead tirelessly trying to put Mitt Romney in the White House.

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  • "My veins run with cheese, bratwurst and a little Spotted Cow, Leine's and some Miller," Ryan told the crowd.

    Not just anonymous faces in the estimated crowd of more than 8,000 people. Ryan's family, friends and those who helped build his political career were there. He was also flanked on stage by Senator Ron Johnson, RNC Chairman Reince Priebus and Governor Scott Walker.

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  • WAUKESHA - Republican Presidential candidate Mitt Romney and his running mate who calls Wisconsin home, Paul Ryan, were to split their campaining efforts Monday after an emotional night in Waukesha.

    The newly-minted VP candidate could be seen wiping tears from his face.

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  • Paul Ryan and Mitt Romney work the crowd Sunday in Waukesha. Romney’s choice of Ryan as a running mate could narrow the deficit Romney faces in statewide political polls. Rick Wood

  • Paul Ryan makes his way through the crowd at the Waukesha County Expo Center on Sunday. A spokesperson said that roughly 10,000 people attended the campaign rally. PHOTOS Rick Wood

  • Republican vice presidential nominee Congressman Paul Ryan of Wisconsin shouts out "Hi Mom" as he waves to his family during a homecoming rally at the Waukesha Expo on Sunday, August 12, 2012. Scott Ash

  • Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney (right) and his vice presidential nominee, Congressman Paul Ryan of Wisconsin, wave to the crowd during a homecoming rally at the Waukesha Expo on Sunday, August 12, 2012. Scott Ash

  • BUDGET TALK - Congressman Paul Ryan spoke constiuents at the Village Hall in Mukwonago on April 18. Andrea Budde/Staff Photographer