Retired Rep. Paul Ryan of Janesville will be featured on “Finding Your Roots” at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 12, on Wisconsin Public Television.

Rep. Tulsi Gabbard, D-Hawaii, and Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Florida, are also featured in the episode.

The show repeats at 1 a.m., 3 p.m. and 11 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 13, and 11 a.m. Sunday, Feb. 17, according to the WPT schedule.

The Washington Post reported in August that it came as a surprise to Ryan that his DNA indicates he is 3 percent Ashkenazi Jewish.

Ryan is a practicing Catholic who has spoken often about his Irish ancestors settling in Wisconsin. His Jewish heritage comes from his mother’s German ancestors, according to the Post. does not condone or review every comment. Read more in our Commenter Policy Agreement

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