Paul Ryan Chokes Up at Wisconsin Homecoming Rally

Paul and Janna Ryan with their children in Waukesh, WI. AP Photo. Click on the image to enlarge.

 

Jonathan Karl
ABC News
via Yahoo! News
8/12/2012

For Paul Ryan, it was an emotional homecoming.

With thousands cheering him during his first stop in his native Wisconsin as a vice presidential candidate, Ryan seemed to be choking back tears as he relayed his affection for his home state.

“I’m fifth generation from this state. My families came here back in the 1800s, made a go of it. It’s where we’ve all raised our families ever since. This is such a phenomenal place to live, to work, to raise your family,” Ryan said, choking up as he spoke to the crowd of approximately 10,000.

Just two days after Ryan set off on that clandestine trip from his home in Janesville, Wis., to Norfolk, Va., to join the Republican ticket, Mitt Romney shared the emotion he and his wife, Ann, felt as they were welcomed by the crowd in Ryan’s home state.

“Ann leaned over to me as Paul was speaking, we were all moved by the way at the welcome you gave him. We were touched and tears filled my eyes, I looked at Ann, tears were in her eyes, and I know Paul, Janna [Ryan’s wife] felt the same way. You guys are just amazing. I’m not sure about the kids but the rest of us felt pretty emotional,” Romney said….

The article continues at Yahoo! News.

The Right Scoop has the complete video from the homecoming rally this evening.

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