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."
Rep. Elijah Cummings, D-Md., right, hugs Harold Schaitberger, General President of the International Association of Fire Fighters, after the Congressman spoke at the IAFF's Legislative Conference General Session at the Hyatt Regency on Capitol Hill, March 9, 2015. The day featured addresses by members of Congress and Vice President Joe Biden.