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At Va. Stop, Biden Blasts GOP Ties To Wall Street

Vice President Joe Biden is on a campaign tour of Virginia, which is a key swing state in the presidential race. Biden seized on Republican challenger Mitt Romney's choice of Rep. Paul Ryan as a running mate. Biden said it shows what the Republican ticket really stands for.

Movie Documents 'Janesville' After GM Closes Plant

Renee Montagne talks with documentary maker Brad Lichtenstein about his new film As Goes Janesville. It is an up close look at wrenching changes the Wisconsin town has been through since GM closed a plant there. Janesville is the hometown of Rep. Paul Ryan, who is GOP presidential candidate Mitt Romney's running mate.

Will Florida Seniors Accept Ryan's Medicare Vision?

By adding Paul Ryan to the GOP ticket, Mitt Romney may risk turning off an important voting bloc: senior citizens. But while some Florida seniors are set against any big changes to Medicare, others are embracing Ryan's plan for reshaping the program.
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Maryland House Passes Gaming Expansion

The expansion of gaming in Maryland now awaits only the approval of voters in November, after Maryland lawmakers and Gov. O'Malley signed off on the plan.


Ryan's Mission For Fed: Focus On Prices, Not Unemployment

Mitt Romney's new running mate has authored some provocative policy proposals to cut budget deficits and overhaul Social Security, Medicare and Medicaid. But Rep. Paul Ryan has also been an advocate for a different course for the Federal Reserve.

Stump Speeches On The Trail: Obama In Oskaloosa, IA

For the next several days, All Things Considered is going to take a few minutes to listen to stump speeches on the campaign trail. We'll hear from Mitt Romney, Paul Ryan, Joe Biden and first, President Obama in Iowa.

Biden: Mitt Romney Will Put America 'Back In Chains'

Vice President Joe Biden hit the campaign trail on Tuesday to go after the man who wants to take his job, Paul Ryan. Larry Abramson was traveling with Biden and shares the latest with Audie Cornish.

Romney Focuses On Coal And Energy Policy In Ohio

GOP presidential candidate Mitt Romney campaigned in Ohio on Tuesday, where his focus was on coal and energy policy.

Beyond The Budget, Where Does Paul Ryan Stand?

Congressman Paul Ryan is well known as a deficit hawk and supporter of small government. His stances on other hot-button issues though — from abortion to gun rights — have received less attention. Melissa Block talks with David Drucker, associate politics editor at Roll Call, about where the presumptive Republican vice presidential nominee stands on the issues that have been less central to his public persona.