Romney picks Paul Ryan as VP Previous Gallery Next Gallery 1 / 14 Getty Images Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney introduced Rep. Paul Ryan of Wisconsin as his vice presidential running mate on Saturday in Norfolk, Va. 2 / 14 Getty Images The two men basked in the cheers of supporters in their debut as the GOP ticket. 3 / 14 AP Mitt Romney greets the crowd at the Nauticus museum in Norfolk, Va. 4 / 14 AP The USS Wisconsin, berthed at the museum, was the GOP's bunting-draped backdrop Saturday morning. 5 / 14 AP Rep. Paul Ryan waves to the crowd. 6 / 14 AP Romney gives Ryan a hug as he introduces his running mate. 7 / 14 Getty Images "I am deeply excited and honored to join you as your running mate," Ryan said in his first words at the podium. 8 / 14 AP Ryan and Romney on the deck of the USS Wisconsin. 9 / 14 AP Romney and Ryan greet the crowd in Norfolk. 10 / 14 AP Paul Ryan's daughter Liza with the GOP team. 11 / 14 AP Mitt Romney, left, his wife Ann, center, son Matt, right, and granddaughters Cloe and Mia, applaud during Paul Ryan's speech. 12 / 14 AP Guests at the campaign event cheer for the GOP ticket. 13 / 14 AP Ryan high-fives people in the crowd after speaking Saturday. 14 / 14 AP Mitt Romney's wife Ann Romney mingles with the crowd.