Mitt Romney’s No. 2: Rep. Paul Ryan of Wisconsin

Make room, national economy. Medicare and Social Security have just moved to the political front burner with Republican Mitt Romney’s selection of Wisconsin Rep. Paul Ryan as his running-mate. Ryan, the chairman of the House Budget Committee, started out in politics as a Republican congressional aide immediately after graduating from Ohio’s Miami University in 1992 (with majors in economics and political science). He’s been elected to the House seven times since 1998. Ryan’s budget plan, approved by the GOP-controlled House …