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How Paul Ryan Convinced Washington Of His Genius: The New Republic

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THE TALL, GOOD-LOOKING young man from Wisconsin sure was likable and energetic, but in the early 1990s, no one in Washington expected Paul Ryan to become the intellectual tribune of his party.

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