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The country will get to know Paul Ryan much better in the next 87 days but.
We can give you a pretty good idea of who we is and where he came from right now.
Correspondent Steve Brown is in Ryan's hometown of Janesville Wisconsin.
We need new leadership to become part of the solution new leadership to restore prosperity and economic growth and job.
42 Wisconsin -- Paul Ryan is -- for national politics but that's not to say he's new to in the nineties Ryan worked for two Republican US senators Wisconsin's Bob Kasten.
And Sam Brownback of Kansas.
In 96 he wrote speeches for VP nominee Jack passes two years later he won a seat in the US house although.
One badger state GOP leader sheepishly admits he tried to talk Ryan out of it.
After about a fifteen minute conversation.
I -- -- -- as -- sad and -- for congress.
And well I kind of shrugged it off and said well good like I don't think you'll make it but.
I kind of underestimated him at that point -- underestimate Ryan any more.
At sixteen Ryan found his father dead from a heart attack it is why Ryan takes care of himself he's described today as a Jim -- and his disciplined about what -- -- offered Kate when he gave FOX News Sunday on his boat to Walden Ryan said.
I don't know thing.
Let us thank you don't have to eight at I'm not going to -- his -- certainly not really given up long -- kind.
-- regular launch order from the restaurant across the street from his -- -- congressional office.
-- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- much of his time at home was with his wife and three children.
In DC as he explained in a recent interview with Brett -- Ryan -- his head down but in his office you get home -- did -- you know -- -- -- -- -- my office here I don't.
Have a place here you see I'm here for days a week at the last vote.
I had home -- to -- keep my truck there drive home.
Wisconsin Republicans would love to see Ryan helped tip the state red for the first time since Ronald Reagan -- program -- get to -- Am I don't know yet fresh -- but.
The leaning towards -- Does this help you bring someone yes it does.
But as much as conservatives in the state of Wisconsin like Paul Ryan progressives just like him in equal measure in this most.
Partisan of partisan states if you will.
This move to put were Ryan on the ticket is seemed to energize both sides at least in Wisconsin writes.
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