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Paul Ryan campaigns for old job as he seeks bigger one

JANESVILLE, Wis. ­— Paul Ryan is busy preparing to face off next month with Vice President Joe Biden, lugging around briefing books, cramming on foreign policy, and trying to mesh his views with those of his new running mate, Mitt Romney.

But here at home, in the House district Ryan has represented for 14 years, he is facing a different threat: Rob Zerban, a silver-haired former county official.

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