Paul Ryan: On the path to job he says he never wanted

FILE - In this Feb. 13, 2008, file photo, Rep. Paul Ryan, R-Wis., questions Treasury Secretary Henry Paulson about the state of the American economy on Capitol Hill in Washington. Ryan has spent his entire life preparing for a job he says he never wanted. Ryan worked as a congressional intern in college, returning later to work as a paid staffer on Capitol Hill. By 28, he was a member of the House. By his early 40s, he was the chairman of the House Budget Committee and then the powerful tax-writing Ways and Means Committee. In 2012, he was a vice presidential candidate and a talked-about future presidential contender. This week, Ryan is set to become Speaker of the House, second in line to the presidency (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, File)WASHINGTON (AP) — Rep. Paul Ryan has spent his entire life preparing for a job he says he never wanted.

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