Aug. 12 - Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney hits the campaign trail with Congressman Paul Ryan with the focus on the economy. Deborah Lutterbeck reports.
Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney on the campaign trail in North Carolina with his newly selected vice Presidential choice Congressman Paul Ryan. Their focus is the economy. Their message is never say Greece. (SOUNDBITE) (English) REPUBLICAN VICE PRESIDENTIAL CANDIDATE PAUL RYAN SAYING: "If President Obama's economic policies or borrowing, taxing, and spending worked we would be entering a golden age along with Greece." Ryan, a budget hawk and Tea Party favorite has offered his own set of plans for cutting taxes and dramatically reshaping government programs like Medicare. The republicans ticket clearly has the economy in its sites. (SOUNDBITE) (English) REPUBLICAN PRESIDENTIAL CANDIDATE MITT ROMNEY SAYING: " I see our President making us more and more like Europe. I don't want to be like Europe. I want to be like America." U.S. voters overwhelmingly cite economic issues as their main concern in the November Presidential election,