One thing the campaigns agree on is that adding Ryan to the ticket has dramatically changed the tone of the campaign and clearly defined the choice voters face in November.
"Ryan has had a very beneficial effect on the debate," said Ed Gillespie, another senior adviser to Romney. "Paul Ryan has given us a real jolt in terms of the number of volunteers signing up and the donations coming in online."
Terri Henderson, 6, center, whose mother is El Salvador, attends a rally with members of Congress at Union Station's Columbus Circle to announce the Restore Opportunity, Strengthen, and Improve the Economy (ROSIE) Act on July 29, 2014. The legislation provides incentives for government contractors to pay a living wage and other benefits that would help low-income workers.