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Romney's selection of Paul Ryan will not help him in the swing states.

Like most armchair pundits, I've been thinking about Mitt Romney's selection of Wisconsin congressman Paul Ryan as his running mate. It appears to do one thing well: mollify the GOP's conservative base. But I don't think it moves many votes from President…

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