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Ryan's response to last weekend's selection for Mitt Romney's running mate was to announce, "I believe my record of getting things done in Congress will be a very helpful complement to Gov. Romney's executive and private sector success outside Washington."  Let's take a look at that record, shall we?

July 2000  
Paul Ryan introduces a bill which renames a Post Office in his district to the "Les Aspin Post Office Building".

December 2008
Ryan, an accomplished archer, introduces a bill which changes the IRS code to reduces the tax on arrow shafts.

That's it.  Two bills during his entire duration of 13 years in Congress.  Ryan's record manages to eclipse even Michele Bachman's inneffectuality quotient during their respective tenure in office.

When they work approximately eight days a month while the American worker puts in an average of 22+ work days, it's no wonder John Boener's Congress has an approval rate that hovers around single digits.  Paul Ryan is more than holding up his end by establishing new lows for Congressional non-productivity.

Originally posted to T-n-T on Mon Aug 13, 2012 at 07:22 AM PDT.

Also republished by Ryan Inc.

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