"It wasn't for lack of effort," said state Sen. Tim Cullen, a Janesville Democrat who praised Ryan's quiet efforts. "Paul was doing all this work and he told me about it, but he never put a press release out about it."With the presidential campaign entering its final three months, neither Romney nor Obama will be that subtle as they hammer away at the issue of jobs. Obama has twice visited Newton, Iowa, since taking office; the city of 16,000 was devastated by the closure of a Whirlpool Corp. plant that employed 4,000. Romney has often focused on North Carolina, where cuts at the state's furniture manufacturers are among the 500,000 jobs lost there during the recession.
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