At 45 years old, Rep. Paul Ryan will be one of the youngest speakers of the House in history. Ideologically, he stands to be the most conservative speaker the chamber has seen yet. During his political career so far, Ryan has chaired the Ways and Means Committee and was Mitt Romney's running mate in the 2012 presidential election.
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