While it might not feel like it yet, leaders from both parties insist Wisconsin is a battleground state for the November election. Polls released since Mitt Romney picked Paul Ryan as his running mate suggest Romney largely closed the gap between himself and President Obama in Wisconsin.
During a stop in Milwaukee this week, Democratic National Committee Chair Debbie Wasserman Schultz was asked whether Wisconsin is now a battleground state. "Wisconsin has been on the map of battleground states and it's still on the map of battleground states."
The Republican National Convention will conclude Thursday night when Mitt Romney accepts the Republican nomination for President. Wednesday night, Paul Ryan accepted the vice presidential nomination with a speech that had some in the audience, including Governor Scott Walker, in tears. Wisconsin Delegate Sue Lynch from Onalaska shares how she believes Ryan did making his case for smaller government and his case for Mitt Romney.
Congressman Paul Ryan's speech to the Republican National Convention Wednesday night singled out comments President Obama made at the Janesville General Motors plant as a candidate in 2008. However, Ryan neglected to mention his own record of supporting government help for the auto industry.
Wisconsin's own Paul Ryan accepted the Republican Party nomination for Vice President of the United States Wednesday night. He gave a speech that energized the Republican National Convention, and introduced himself to millions of other Americans.