Mitt Romney’s campaign was energized after the announcement his running mate, Rep. Paul Ryan. Also this week, both campaigns attacked each other on policy and character. So, what will Paul Ryan’s influence be on the direction of election? Joining Gwen: Jackie Calmes, The New York Times; Alexis Simendinger, RealClearPolitics; John Harris, POLITICO.
On the Webcast Extra: how voter laws in Pennsylvania and Ohio may influence the election. Also, how Democrats are using the Paul Ryan vice presidential pick in swing Senate races to court older, white voters. Plus, crowd sizes at political rallies.