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Biden Invokes Paul Ryan's Deceased Father to Question VP Candidate's Values

2:09 PM, Aug 13, 2012 • By DANIEL HALPER
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Vice President Joe Biden invoked Paul Ryan's deceased father to question the Republican vice presidential candidate's values: 

"My dad used to have another saying, for real," Biden said. "And, by the way, I've been saying this for 30 years. And I'm glad to see that Congressman Ryan likes his dad, too, and quotes his dad. I mean that sincerely. But my dad [had] a lot of wisdom. Every time someone tell you, say, 'Look, let me tell you what's important to me, what I value.' My dad would go, 'No, no. Don't tell me what you value. Show me your budget, and I will tell you what you value.'"

Ryan's father died when the congressman was 15 years old.

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