Over the last year, House Budget Committee Chairman Paul Ryan has been on the receiving end of criticism from the right in a way he has never been before. First, in pushing immigration reform harder and more effectively than any House...Show More Summary
When will the mainstream media stop taking Congressman Paul Ryan seriously as a "thinker" and "policy wonk"? Yes, he's chair of the House Budget Committee and one-time Vice Presidential candidate who is now laying the groundwork for a presidential run in 2016. Show More Summary
Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel and Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Army Gen. Martin E. Dempsey appeared before the Senate House Armed Services Committee today to discuss the president’s fiscal year 2015 budget request for DOD, and Hagel mentioned the Ukraine situation. In his remarks Hagel said that, over the past few days, [...]
(John Hinderaker) This morning Cynthia Burwell, Director of the White House Office of Management And Budget, testified before the Senate Budget Committee on President Obama’s just-submitted FY 2015 budget. Currently, federal discretionary spending is capped by the Ryan-Murray compromise spending bill that Obama signed just 10 weeks ago. Show More Summary
Washington (CNN) - Rep. Paul Ryan's heading back to Iowa. And he's telling CNN that he's keeping his "options open" about a presidential run. The Iowa Republican Party announced Wednesday that the House Budget Committee chairman and 2012 GOP vice presidential nominee will headline the party's major "Lincoln Dinner" on April 11 in Cedar Rapids. […]
The House Budget Committee has released a “report” called The War on Poverty: Fifty Years Later. The report tries to argue that people are poor because of social welfare programs and proposes to “help” them by gutting the programs. Paul Ryan was behind this, of course. It didn’t take long for scholars whose work was […]
Former vice presidential candidate and House Budget Committee Chairman Paul Ryan (R-WI) attacked President Obama for not being willing to gut our social safety nets in his latest budget proposal -- that they're going to ignore like the...Show More Summary
On Monday, Rep. Paul Ryan (R-WI), the House Budget Committee Chair, released a report that criticized the failures of the federal war on poverty in what was viewed as preview of the welfare reform that will be in the House GOP budget. Show More Summary
Rep. Paul Ryan (R-Wisc.), chairman of the House budget committee, has apparently decided that by pretending to volunteer in a soup kitchen during the 2012 presidential campaign he didn't do enough to prove he's serious about anti-poverty policy. Show More Summary
House Budget Committee Chairman Paul Ryan released Monday a Republican critique of the War on Poverty begun by President Lyndon B. Johnson 50 years ago, in an election-year counterpunch to the Democratic Party’s claim that it can better provide for the most vulnerable Americans. Show More Summary
On Wednesday, the chairman of the Missouri state House Appropriations Committee on Education inserted a provision into the budget for K-12 education that included $8 for aluminum for tin foil hats for the purpose of mocking lawmakers opposed to the Common Core standards by characterizing them as paranoid. Show More Summary
The White House announced today that it will recommend $56 billion in additional discretionary funding for 2015 above the level contained in the budget deal that Senate Budget Committee Chair Patty Murray and House Budget Committee Chair...Show More Summary
House Speaker John Boehner just threw Budget Committee Chairman Rep. Paul Ryan (R-WI) under the bus. Less than two months after House GOP leadership threw their weight behind Ryan’s budget deal with Senate Budget Committee Chairwoman Sen. Show More Summary
House Budget Committee Chairman Paul Ryan (R., Wis.) voted against the deal to suspend the debt ceiling until March 2015.
Will House Budget Committee Chairman Paul Ryan (R., Wis.) vote "yea” or “nay” on the debt ceiling deal?
Will House Budget Committee Chairman Paul Ryan (R., Wis.) vote "yay” or “nay” on the debt ceiling deal?
House Budget Committee Chairman Paul Ryan's claim that health reform creates a "poverty trap" that discourages poor families from working has it backwards, as my colleague Jared Bernstein notes. Chairman Ryan's proposals to repeal health...Show More Summary
At the House Budget Committee hearing on Wednesday, Chairman Paul Ryan (R-Wis.) had this to say during his opening remarks: “By 2017, CBO [the Congressional Budget Office] projects people will be working fewer hours—precisely because of the incentives created by this law. The effect will be severe—precisely as if 2.5 million people had stopped working […]
House Budget Committee Chairman Paul Ryan confirmed he discussed immigration at a secret meeting with New York Democratic Sen. Chuck Schumer last year but said Schumer asked for the meeting, not him. “When a member of Congress of either...Show More Summary
House Budget Committee Chairman Paul Ryan, one of the top proponents for bringing a major immigration reform bill to the House floor this year, raised serious doubts about the likelihood of such legislation in remarks on ABC's This Week. Show More Summary