Mitt Romney, Paul Ryan share reunion breakfast at Washington hotel

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      Alex Pappas

      Alex Pappas is a Washington D.C.-based political reporter for The Daily Caller. He has also written for The Washington Examiner and the Mobile Press-Register. Pappas is a graduate of The University of the South in Sewanee, Tenn., where he was editor-in-chief of The Sewanee Purple. While in college, he did internships at NBC's Meet the Press and the White House. He grew up in Mobile, Ala., where he graduated from St. Paul's Episcopal School. He and his wife live on Capitol Hill.

Mitt Romney and Paul Ryan met for breakfast at a Washington hotel on Thursday, reuniting for the first time since the presidential election.

A Ryan aide said the 2012 Republican ticket shared updates from their families, reflected on the campaign and had a “forward-looking conversation” about the economic issues facing the country.

“I remain grateful to Governor Romney for the honor of joining his ticket this fall, and I cherish our friendship,” Ryan said after the meeting. “I’m proud of the principles and ideas we advanced during the campaign and the commitment we share to expanding opportunity and promoting economic security for American families.”

The Romney-Ryan ticket rendezvoused on Thursday before Romney met with President Obama at the White House for a post-election lunch.

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