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Paul Ryan Enlists Cheese Hunk in Trade Push

Yes, Rep. did in fact brandish a wedge of cheese, jolting awake a sleepy committee hearing on trade.

Paul Ryan Takes on Tax Reform

Mark Bloomfield: Clues to understanding Mr. Ryan’s approach to tax reform.

Republicans Embrace Paul Ryan’s Goal to Create Massive Government Bureaucracies

A while ago, when Republican Rep. Paul Ryan was embracing his Inner Compassionate Conservative by releasing his anti-poverty program, which included a “customized life plan” with a personalized contract with benchmarks and timelines, I noted that his idea was liberalism … Continue reading ?

Paul Ryan’s Power Play

Ezra Klein: “Ryan doesn’t want to be team captain. He wants to be the guy preparing the legislation the next Republican president will sign into law. In recent years, he got halfway there: as chair of the House Budget Committee, [.....

Why I’m Sad Paul Ryan Isn’t Running

Paul Ryan’s decision not to run for president comes as a blow. In a statement released on Monday, the Wisconsin congressman and 2012 Republican vice presidential nominee explained that his work as the newly minted chairman of the House...Show More Summary

Paul Ryan’s relevance in 2016

As we strongly suspected, Rep. Paul Ryan (R-Wis.) will not run for president in 2016. It makes perfect sense for him. He is embarking on his dream job as chairman of the House Committee on Ways and Means. His real love is policy, and there he can help chart the course for the GOP now […]

Paul Ryan Won't Run for President in 2016

Wisconsin Rep. Paul Ryan, the Republican Party's vice presidential nominee in 2012, told NBC News Monday that he will not seek the presidency in 2016. "I have decided that I am not going to run for president in 2016," Ryan said. "ItShow More Summary

Paul Ryan Won’t Run In 2016

Wisconsin Congressman Paul Ryan is sitting this one out. Either he made that decision on his own, or he got word that Mitt Romney is running, a scenario in which Ryan said he’d abstain. “I have decided that I am not going to run for president in 2016,” Ryan said in a phone interview, noting [...]

And what about Christie?

The presidential buzz over the last week has centered on Jeb Bush, Mitt Romney and Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker. Today Rep. Paul Ryan (R-Wis.) announced he will not run, making a Walker run even more likely (the two friends were not expected to face off against one another.) Walker is not “the only governor that […]

The Field Narrows: Paul Ryan Out for 2016

(Steven Hayward) Paul Ryan has announced this afternoon that he won’t run for president in 2016: Wisconsin Rep. Paul Ryan, the Republican Party’s vice presidential nominee in 2012, told NBC News in an interview Monday that he will not seek the presidency in 2016. Show More Summary

Paul Ryan Announces He Will Not Run For President

As potential Republican presidential candidates continue to jockey for position before official announcements are made, one prominent Republican is withdrawing his name before the rumors even begin.

Paul Ryan Won’t Run for President In 2016

Former GOP vice presidential candidate Paul Ryan will not campaign for the top job in 2016, according to NBC. The Wisconsin Congressman said he hopes to focus his energy on his powerful new role as House Ways and Means Committee Chairman. “It is amazing the amount of encouragement I have gotten from people—from friends and…

Paul Ryan Drops Out of 2016 Contention

Rep. Paul Ryan has ruled out running for president in 2016, announcing Monday he had opted instead to focus on his new role as chairman of one of the House’s most powerful committees.

Rand Paul's troubled triangulation

RAND PAUL, the junior senator from Kentucky, is probably running for the president. In very early polls, Mr Paul is running fourth in a crowded field of potential contenders, lagging behind Jeb Bush, Chris Christie and Paul Ryan. HeShow More Summary

News Roundup & Open Thread for Monday, Jan. 12, 2015

"Presidential Cowboy" Wisconsin's Rep. Paul Ryan tweeted Christie from the stands: "Do you need a hug now?" American Democracy Legal Fund accuses Christie of extortion, asking US Atty Fishman to investigate Christie's acceptance of gifts from Jones after Port Authority awarded a contract to a company where Jerry Jones has a leadership stake. Show More Summary

Reps. Van Hollen, Slaughter lambaste Republicans' plans for 'dynamic scoring' trickle-down scam

Rep. Paul Ryan would love tax reform based on "dynamic scoring" because it can to be used to make his screw-the-average-American proposals look beneficial. From their new majority perch in Congress, Republican lawmakers are eager toShow More Summary

Winnowing the 2016 GOP field

Rep. Paul Ryan (R-Wis.), Sen. Marco Rubio (R-Fla.) and Mitt Romney have been routinely included in early 2016 Republican presidential polling. In fact, the chance each would run ranges from small to none; the possible entry into the race of former Florida governor Jeb Bush now makes it even less likely that these big-name Republicans […]

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