UPDATE: Ryan accepts role as Romney's Vice President
Mitt Romney has made his Vice President pick.
Representative Paul Ryan is the Republican presidential nominee's running mate.
Romney and Ryan made the official announcement today in Norfolk, Virginia.
The Wisconsin congressman is considered a rising GOP star and the Republican Party's leader on fiscal and budgetary issues.
The Romney-Ryan campaign will now begin a four-day, four-state bus tour.
The campaign swing will take the GOP presidential candidate through the battleground states of Virginia, North Carolina, Florida and Ohio.