Ryan's Children Weekend Buddies For VP Hopeful

Posted Monday, November 5, 2012 --- 4:45 a.m.

GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) -- Paul Ryan's three young children are a regular presence as he heads into the final days of his vice presidential run.

The Republican congressman from Wisconsin has taken 10-year-old Liza, 9-year-old Charlie and 7-year-old Sam to campaign stops and they have taken a star turn at rallies.

The trio fires T-shirts with slingshots into the crowd and mug for the cameras. They joined their parents at a Green Bay Packers tailgate on Sunday and tossed beanbags with their father. Hundreds craned for a peek at the potential second family of the United States.

Candidates' children are often featured the political campaigns, although seldom are they as young and visible as Ryan's.

Copyright 2012. The Associated Press.


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