A lot of politicians talk a good game about principles and guts, but very few act.
But Paul Ryan has guts. In October 2008, while the economy was cratering, Paul Ryan stood on the floor of the House of Representatives and encouraged his colleagues to do something incredibly unpopular: Pass TARP, the bailout scheme that helped save the economy.
He was one of only 20 Republicans to vote yea on the measure, which barely passed after failing the second time around.
If you ever find yourself in a poker game with House Speaker John Boehner (R-Ohio), watch for when he breaks out the cigarettes. "If it’s a good meeting, he might go without one," Rep. Paul Ryan (R-Wis.) writes in his new book, The ... Read Post
Paul Ryan's floor statement on passing the Budget Control Act: “The Budget Control Act represents a victory for those committed to controlling government spending and growing our economy." Remember when Paul Ryan voted last year for... Read Post