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Walker, Ryan on Sunday morning news shows

WASHINGTON, D.C. (WKOW) -- Congressman Paul Ryan appeared on the morning news show "Meet the press" Sunday morning, in what was billed as his first major interview since falling short in his bid to become vice president.

During the interview Ryan, a Republican Representative from Janesville, accused President Obama of ignoring the nation's problems while focusing on attacking the Republican party.

He also talked about budgets and the national debt.

"We will put a budget up that says here is our plan for economic growth, here is our plan for balancing the budget, here is our plan for entitlement reform which is necessary if you want to save medicare from bankruptcy and get this debt under control," Rep. Ryan said. 

Meanwhile, Governor Scott Walker was one of four guests on a segment of CNN's "State of the Union" on Sunday morning.

The topic of the discussion was a new way forward for the GOP.

Walker spoke about Republican success at the state level and used Wisconsin as an example.

"The president carried Wisconsin just like every Democrat has since 1984. Same time I won a recall election by a higher number than I did two years ago. Same time we took the state senate back, we added to our numbers in the state assembly. You see that now about half the

You can read a full transcript of Sunday's "State of the Union" broadcast here.

A transcript of Paul Ryan's interview on the "Meet the Press" was not available at the time this story was written. 

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