U.S. Congressman from Wisconsin who was chosen as the Vice Presidential Nominee for the Republican Party for the 2012 election.
He was in a fraternity in college, and spent his summers doing sales for the meat company, Oscar Mayer.
In 1998, he became one of the youngest members of the House of Representatives after he defeated Democrat Lydia Spottswood by a margin of 57% to 43%.
He married Janna Ryan, who actually came from a distinguished Democratic family, in 2000, and the couple have 3 children together.