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A Boehner-Ryan Bromance? They Hit the Trail in Colo.

October 23, 2012
John Boehner and Paul Ryan--they just like each other. 

That's the takeaway from a campaign stop with the House speaker and the GOP vice presidential candidate in Durango, Colo., our colleagues report. 

Just how close are the two congressmen? Rebecca Kaplan explains. 

Boehner recalled his first election for Congress, 22 years ago, when he had "a student at Miami of Ohio putting yard signs up for me." That student was vice presidential candidate Paul Ryan, who volunteered for Boehner before launching his own congressional career at age 28.

After the speaker described widespread difficulties in pronouncing his last name, Ryan took the stage and deliberately misprounounced Boehner's name as "boner" (the correct pronunciation is Bay'-ner). "I would put up yard signs as a young guy in college, I had no idea how to pronounce his name," Ryan said. "But serving with him for 14 years, we kind of figured it out."

"John Boehner is a good man, he is a small businessman who came to Congress to fight for jobs and that's exactly what's he's doing," Ryan said.

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