In this June 2, 2012 photo, U.S. Rep. Paul Ryan, R-Wis., right, speaks with Wis. Rep. Dave Craig, left, and Rep. Robin Vos at a rally held by the Racine Tea Party PAC in Gorney Park in Caledonia, near Racine, Wis.There are plenty of reasons for Mitt Romney to pop the question to Paul Ryan: The whip smart congressman is from a swing state, stands as his party?s leading voice on the nation?s budget and is the rare member of the GOP establishment who is also beloved by the tea party. (AP Photo/Mark Hertzberg)