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by Catalina Camia, USA TODAY
GOP vice presidential nominee Paul Ryan plans to spend time with his family before returning to Congress and his work as the House Budget Committee chairman.
Although he and Mitt Romney didn't win the White House, Ryan was re-elected to the U.S. House seat in Wisconsin that he's represented for the past 14 years.
"I am immensely proud of the campaign we ran, and I remain grateful to Gov. Romney for the honor of being his running mate," Ryan said in a statement.
The House is slated to return to Washington next week. He's likely to be at the center of talks on what to do about tax cuts expiring at the end of the year and budget cuts scheduled to take effect in January.
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