Milwaukee Journal Sentinel Reporter Craig Gilbert Leads Coverage of Paul Ryan Candidacy

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We think Craig Gilbert’s insightful writing on the Ryan campaign is more extensive and deeper than that offered by any other news organization

Award-winning journalist Craig Gilbert, who has written extensively about Wisconsin Congressman and Vice Presidential Candidate Paul Ryan, will cover the Ryan-Biden vice presidential debate Thursday live from Danville, Kentucky.

“We think Craig Gilbert’s insightful writing on the Ryan campaign is more extensive and deeper than that offered by any other news organization,” said Journal Sentinel Editor Martin Kaiser. “His coverage in the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel offers information and insight that voters can’t get anywhere else as they prepare for the Ryan-Biden debate tonight and for their decision in November.”

Since Ryan was named the vice presidential candidate, the Journal Sentinel has expanded its coverage of Ryan, a native of Janesville, Wisconsin, in his bid for the nomination. As the Journal Sentinel’s Washington Bureau Chief, Gilbert has covered Ryan’s entire political career, including many extensive interviews through the years about his political philosophies and his market-based Medicare and federal budget proposals. will host live debate coverage as well as post-debate analysis by Journal Sentinel staff and other contributors. Viewers can stream the debate at Gilbert’s extensive coverage of the Ryan candidacy can be found on a separate page of the site dedicated to Paul Ryan. The paper has also expanded statewide coverage of all aspects of this year’s election.

“Our readers are deeply engaged by the 2012 election,” Kaiser said. “The Romney-Ryan ticket has driven a large number of readers to our Paul Ryan section, which includes coverage of Paul Ryan’s speeches, the Ryan plan for Medicare, and the extensive Wisconsin reaction to his candidacy.”

About Craig Gilbert

Craig Gilbert is the Journal Sentinel's Washington, D.C. Bureau Chief and national political reporter. He blogs about Wisconsin politics at

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