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Paul Ryan at RIC campaigning on this last weekend before elections

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HENRICO, VA (WWBT) -

The election is just three days away and in these final days candidates are criss-crossing the country, making stops in battleground states.

Vice presidential candidate Paul Ryan traveled to Ohio and Pennsylvania before making a stop at Henrico's Richmond International Airport.

Ryan and his family headed straight for the stage as soon as they got off the plane.

"This is a defining moment. This is the most important election in our lifetimes no matter what generation we come from," said Ryan.

While the Democrats call for 4 more years, Republicans are chanting, ‘3 more days.'

"Virginia is important, I think you know this. You realize Virginians and just a handful of other states hold the key to this," said Ryan.

The congressman from Wisconsin touched on key issues like the economy.

"We've just got to stop spending money we don't have," Ryan said, "and when we got our military, as President Obama proposes to do, and when we equivocate as whether we speak up for our values overseas, we project weakness, when Americans project weakness, America is less safe," he said.

Ryan also pointed out a remark President Obama made during a campaign rally in Ohio.

"He suggests to his supporters that people ought to vote out of revenge. Look, Mitt Romney and I are asking for your vote and we're asking you to vote out of love for the county," said Ryan.

"Romney campaign went out and said this is what we're going to do that was what I was more concerned about rather than trying to get revenge about either side or what's going on. Let's be concerned about America," said Chester resident Lisa Schapira who brought her family to the rally.

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