Republican darling Paul Ryan coming to Tally, Tampa, Orlando on Friday as part of book tour

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Former VP hopeful Paul Ryan is coming to Florida tomorrow.

Ryan will spend four days touring the Sunshine State promoting his new book The Way Forward.

He’ll be at Books-A-Million in Tampa Sunday at 3 p.m. and Bookstore 1 in Sarasota at 6 p.m.

Congressman Ryan kicks off the tour in Pensacola at noon Friday. From there he’ll make two other stops in Destin and Pensacola.

Saturday Ryan heads to Tallahassee, Gainesville, The Villages, and Orlando.

His book outlines Ryan’s political goals for the Republican Party and analyzes the 2012 election. It offers a critique of President Barack Obama and the progressive movement and lays out an argument for why conservatism is needed in American politics. Ryan’s book also includes his own personal story starting with his childhood in Wisconsin.

Here’s a complete list of his book tour stops:

August 22 | 12pm Pensacola, FL Barnes & Noble

August 22 | 4pm Destin, FL Books-A-Million

August 22 | 7:30pm Panama City, FL Books-A-Million

August 23 | 9 am Tallahassee, FL Barnes & Noble

August 23 | 1 pm Gainesville, FL Books-A-Million

August 23 | 3:30 pm The Villages, FL Barnes & Noble

August 23 | 7 pm Orlando, FL Books-A-Million

August 24 | 3 pm Tampa, FL Books-A-Million

August 24 | 6 pm Sarasota, FL Bookstore 1

August 25 | 12 pm Tulsa, OK Barnes & Noble

August 25 | 4 pm Oklahoma City, OK Best of Books

August 25 | 7:30 pm Wichita Falls, TX Hastings

August 26 | 12 pm Waco, TX Hastings

August 26 | 4 pm Fort Worth, TX Barnes & Noble

August 26 | 7:30 pm Dallas, TX Bush Library

August 27 | 6:30 pm Thornton, CO Barnes & Noble

August 28 | 7:00 pm Simi Valley, CA Ronald Reagan Library

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