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Nevada delegation reacts to Romney's selection of Ryan

Sen. Dean Heller and Rep. Mark Amodei - both Republicans - praised Mitt Romney's decision to tap Wisconsin Rep. Paul Ryan as his running mate, describing him as knowledgeable and a man of convictions.

But Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, D-Nev., said the choice is clear evidence Romney "has doubled down on his commitment to gut Social Security and end Medicare as we know it."

Rep. Shelley Berkley, D-Nev., Heller's opponent in this year's Senate race, joined Reid in criticizing the choice.

But all said the selection gives voters a clear choice in November.

"It solidifies the base for all …

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