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WJLA, August 11, 2012

Past Vice Presidential picks: A recent history of picks to be America's #2

Rep. Paul Ryan (R-Wisc.) has been selected by Mitt Romney as his running mate, the latest in a long line of historical selections that have at times proven to be excellent, and at others controversial.

2008: McCain picks Palin

John McCain's pick certainly garnered a whole lot of attention, both positive and negative, but it didn't win him the election.

(Photo: © 2008 by Rachael Dickson, used under a Creative Commons Attribution license./Wikimedia Commons) of fullscreen mode

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