This week on Patch Talk, we get into Homewood's surprise casino announcement and Senator Toi Hutchinson's intent to go after former U.S. Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr.'s recently vacated seat.
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Romney touts Ryan's Wisconsin values; says he is an "intellectual leader of the Republican Party." What do local voters think? Share your opinion on Patch.
Written by Jeff Rumage Mitt Romney announced Rep. Paul Ryan (R-Janesville) as his vice presidential running mate Saturday morning. Ryan, 42, has served in the House of Representatives for 14 years, currently chairing the House Budget Committee and serving on the House Ways and Means Committee. In January 2010, Ryan gained attention nationwide after unveiling his "Roadmap for America’s Future." Who will rally around (or against) Paul Ryan's selection more: Democrats or Republicans? TAKE THE POLL BELOW! Romney formally made his VP announcement on a tour of the U.S.S. Wisconsin in Norfolk, VA. In the announcement, Romney said Ryan is an "intellectual leader of the Republican Party." Romney also said Paul understands that people can have …