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Paul Ryan

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Mr. Chairman, delegates, and fellow citizens: I am honored by the support of this convention for vice president of the United States. I accept the duty to help lead our nation out of a jobs crisis and back to prosperity and I know we can do this. I accept the calling of my generation to give our children the America that was given to us, with opportunity for the young and security for the old and I know that we are ready. Our nominee is sure ready. His whole life has prepared him for this moment to meet serious challenges in a serious way, without excuses and idle words. After four years of getting the run-around, America needs a turnaround, and the man for the job is Governor Mitt Romney.
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Republican national convention, 2012-08-29, quoted in "Transcript: Rep. Paul Ryan's Convention Speech", NPR, 29 August 2012, retrieved on 2012-09-30 

 
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